Windows Spotlight

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Windows Spotlight
Lock screen of a Windows 10 laptop showing an image from Windows Spotlight
Lock screen of a Windows 10 laptop showing an image from Windows Spotlight
Developer(s)Microsoft
Operating systemWindows 10 by Microsoft
PredecessorWindows 8 metro style lock screen
TypeLock screen slideshow service

Windows Spotlight is a feature included by default in Windows 10 that downloads pictures and advertisements automatically from Bing and displays them when the lock screen is being shown on a computer running Windows 10. Users are occasionally given an opportunity to mark whether they wish to see more or fewer images of a similar type, and sometimes the images are overlaid with links to advertisements. In 2017, Microsoft began adding location information for many of the photographs.

Photo locations[edit]

The images typically depict identifiable, well-known locations such as famous historical or natural landmarks. Location information is occasionally provided, while photo credits are typically not. The following subjects have been featured (alphabetical by continent):

Africa[edit]

Antarctica[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

Other pictures[edit]

Advertisements[edit]

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