Locking your Windows 11 PC screen when you are away from your PC will protect what you are working on. Especially if you're working in an office or public place with lots of people, locking the screen will protect you from malicious hands.
Windows 11 has a feature to lock the screen. You can activate the screen lock by using the shortcut ( Win + L ). When the screen lock is active, Windows 11 will ask for a password to unlock the screen. And you can resume work again after unlocking the screen.
Lock Windows with Screen Saver
- Open “ Screen Saver Settings ”, you can open it via the Windows search button and type “screen saver”.
- In the Screen Saver Settings window, tick “ On resume, display logon screen ”. You can choose the screen saver you use and set the time the screen saver is active .
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Lock Windows with Dynamic Lock
After you have successfully paired the PC with the Smartphone, then open the Windows 11 “ Settings ” with the shortcut key (Win + I).
- Click “ Accounts > Sign-in options ”.
- Then, on the right pane, scroll down and click on “ Dynamic Lock ”. Next you check ” Allow Windows to automatically lock your device when you're away “.