When the feature is enabled, new images download automatically every day on your PC, tablet, and phone allowing you to always have a fresh experience every time you unlock your device. While Windows Spotlight images is a good idea to keep your computer interesting everyday, the desktop could also have a similar feature, but Windows 10 lacks of such functionality. This Windows 10 guide, will walk you through the steps to find the Spotlight images already downloaded on your computer and how to set them as desktop backgrounds.

How to enable Windows Spotlight in the Lock screen

In order to download those beautiful Windows Spotlight images curated by Bing, the first thing you need to do is to enable the personalization feature on your computer. Once you enable the feature, at different times of the day, you will see different images on the Lock screen.

You will also notice the “Like what you see?” message on the top-right corner of the screen, which enables you to control the type of images you want to continue to see in the Lock screen. You can hover over message and select “I want more!” or “Not a fan”. Then Windows 10 will use your input to try to tailor images to your liking.

How to find Windows Spotlight images

After enabling the feature and images begin to download automatically on your PC, they will be stored on an special folder inside your user profile folder. To find the Windows Spotlight images that you can later use on your desktop do the following:

How to set Windows Spotlight images as desktop wallpaper

Once you have changed the file format for the images, you can set a specific image as the Lock screen, you can use them as your desktop background, or you can even create a Windows Theme with a collection of your favorite Spotlight images that you can then use on other devices or share with friends.

If you want to create a your very own Windows Theme do the following:

Once you have created the new theme, you can simply double-click the deskthemepack file on another computer to install the new images.

It’s important to note that folder containing the Windows Spotlight images are stored on your computer is controlled by the operating system, which means that you have to make sure to regularly save new images to another folder, when you see images you want to keep. Do you like to see a similar feature for desktop background images on Windows 10? Tell us in the comments below. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.