How to Disable Blur on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11

If you’re running Microsoft’s Windows 11, you may have noticed the blur on your sign-in screen that obscures your username, password, and anything else you’re typing. The blur opacity can be adjusted in the display settings, but should you just go ahead and disable it altogether?

The sign-in page in Windows 11 uses blur effects to help you pay attention to your password and other login details. You’ll be able to see a backdrop image that has been blurred with acrylic to avoid distraction. The design is based on Microsoft’s Fluent Design concept, which is currently in use. Microsoft has adopted the previous model’s style, which has the same look and feels as of the year 2019.

Guide to Disable Blur on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11

Follow this guide and you can easily disable Blur on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11.

Use Registry to disable Blur on the Sign-in Screen

To turn off the blur effects when you sign in to Windows 11, do the following:

Step 1: To begin, you must first access the Windows Registry.

Step 2: On the left-hand sidebar of the Windows Registry, navigate to the following branch:

Computer\HKEY LOCAL MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

Navigate to System in Registry Editor

Step 3: Right-click the empty spaces on your right sidebar and select New from the drop-down menu.

The value should be DWORD (32-bit)

Create a new DWORD Value

Name it to DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon.

Step 4. To stop the blur effect, double-click on the DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon and adjust its “Value data” to “1.”

Sign out of Windows 11 after you’ve finished viewing the changes you’ve made. The background of your sign-in screen will no longer be blurry.

To undo the changes, use the registry editor and go through the left sidebar for the keys listed below.

Computer\HKEY LOCAL MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

Double-click DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon in the System right sidebar and set its “Value data” to “0.”

To undo the changes, simply delete the DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon DWORD value.

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If you don’t want to show blur screen when Windows starts then you can disable it using the above steps. But it is recommended to keep it blurred so that you can focus on your username and password fields.

Rahul Patel
Rahul Patel

Rahul is a blogger and a tech geek. By reviewing the latest technology and finding the solution of pesky errors, he feels immense pleasure. Driven by his innate interest in blogging, he adapted blogging as a full-time profession 4 years ago.

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