Since its first official release in June 2021, Windows 11 has received several updates from Microsoft. In Windows 11 22H2 a.k.a Sun Valley 2, several new features were introduced to Windows 11 such as Start menu folders, updated touch gestures, and drag and drop for the taskbar. One of the most interesting new features to come from Windows 11 22H2 is the desktop stickers function. The new function allows users to add interactive stickers to their desktop.
This article will teach you how to enable and use desktop stickers in Windows 11.
How to enable desktop stickers
- Click on Start ⊞ and type regedit in the Start Menu search box.
- When the Registry Editor appears in the search result, click Open to edit the registry.
- In the Registry Editor app, copy and paste this address into the address bar: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device
- Right-click on the device directory and choose New > Key to create a new Registry key.
- Name the new key Stickers and double-click it.
- In the right pane, right-click anywhere and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.
- Name the value EnableStickers and double-click on it.
- Set the value data to “1” and click Ok.
- Restart your computer, and you will now have access to the sticker function on your Windows 11 computer.
Note: To enable the sticker function, your operating system must be Windows 11 22H2 version or higher.
How to add or remove stickers to your desktop
Once you have enabled the desktop stickers function, you can easily add or remove stickers using the steps below.
- Right-click anywhere on the wallpaper of your computer and choose Add or edit stickers.
- Scroll through the list or use the search box to find a sticker.
- When you select a sticker, it will appear on the top-left corner of the screen.
- Click on the sticker to move or resize it.
- To delete the sticker, click on it from the sticker editor interface and click the trash icon.
- To exit the sticker editor, click the X button at the top.