How to Show or Hide “Add or edit stickers” Desktop context menu on Windows 11?

Microsoft has introduced an insider build 25162 in which they have added Desktop Stickers. The Desktop Stickers option allows you to choose and edit stickers for your wallpaper using Windows Spotlight or a picture with fill as your desktop background image. You can add stickers to your desktop through Settings or the desktop context menu.

Add-or-edit-stickersIt also places “Add or edit stickers” on the desktop context menu once the Desktop Stickers are enabled. Moreover, it is possible to remove this context menu by tweaking the Registry if you don’t need it.

This risewindows article will show you to add or remove the “Add or edit stickers” Desktop context menu on Windows 11.

How to Remove the “Add or edit stickers” Desktop context menu on Windows 11?

Use the following steps to hide the “Add or edit stickers” on the Windows 11 desktop context menu:-

Step 1. Start with opening the Registry Editor.

Step 2. Go to the following key from the left sidebar of the Registry Editor Window:-

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\EditStickers

Registry-Editor-EditStickers-1024x765Step 3. After that, right-click on the EditStickers key and select Permissions options.

Registry-Editor-EditStickers-Permissions-1024x765Step 4. Now, the “Permissions for EditStickers” window will open. Here, click on the Advanced button.

Permissions-for-EditStickersStep 5. Then, click on the Change link from the following screen.

Advanced-Security-Settings-for-EditStickers-1024x667Step 6. Next, click on the Advanced button.

Select-User-or-GroupStep 7. Further, Click on the Find Now button.

Select-User-or-Group-Advanced-943x1024Step 8. Click on the Administrator from the “Search results” section.

Select-User-or-Group-Advanced-Administrators-943x1024Step 9. Select OK option.

Step 10. Pick OK option.

Step 11. Choose Apply button.

Step 12. Click on the OK button.

Step 13. Now, select Administrator and check Allow for “Full Control.”

Permissions-for-EditStickers-Full-ControlStep 14. Click Apply option.

Step 15. Select OK button.

Step 16. Again, right-click on the EditStickers key and select Delete option.

Delete-EditStickers-1024x765Step 17. Now, click on Yes when asked.

Step 18. Restart your computer to apply the changes.

When the above steps are complete, the “Add or edit stickers” desktop context menu will no longer appear on Windows 11.

How to Add the “Add or edit stickers” Desktop context menu on Windows 11?

Use the following steps to add the “Add or edit stickers” on the Windows 11 desktop context menu:-

Step 1. Start with opening Registry Editor.

Step 2. Go to the following key from the left sidebar of the Registry Editor Window:-

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell

Registry-Editor-Shell-1024x765Step 3. Right-click on the Shell folder from the left sidebar and select New > Shell.

New-Key-on-Shell-2-1024x765Step 4. Name the newly created key to EditStickers.

New-String-on-EditSticker-1024x765Step 5. Right-click on the EditStickers key and select New > StringValue.

Step 6. Name the newly created REG_SZ to CommandStateSync.

Step 7. Now, right-click on the EditStickers key and select New > String Value.

Step 8. Name this new REG_SG to ExplorerCommandHandler.

Step 9. Double-click on the ExplorerCommandHandler REG_SZ and copy and paste the following in the “Value data” field:-

{3C0E1E28-51F1-4130-98AC-0FBFB5FE4638}

Registry-Editor-ExplorerCommandHandler-1024x765Step 10. Click OK.

Step 11. Restart your computer.

When the above steps are complete, the “Add or edit stickers” desktop context menu will appear again on your Windows 11 computer.

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