When you select Windows Spotlight as a desktop background, then it adds the “Learn more about this picture” icon on the Windows 11 desktop (usually at the upper right corner). You can drag this icon anywhere on the desktop.
To learn more about the desktop background set by Windows Spotlight, you can hover over this icon. The information includes the name of the place, the photographer, and the source of the image.
When you click on the “Learn more about this picture” icon, it opens Bing. On the other hand, if you right-click on the same icon, it opens the Windows Spotlight menu where you will find the option to “Switch to the next picture” in the collection, and rate whether you like or dislike the feature.
Usually when you select the picture, solid color, and slideshow rather than Windows Spotlight, then remove the “Learn more about this picture” icon. What if you want to remove this icon by keeping Windows Spotlight as a desktop background?
Delete Windows Spotlight “Learn more about this picture” icon from Windows 11 Desktop
As of now, there was no option, but it seems like Microsoft has added a new delete option in the “Learn more about this picture” menu accompanied by an option to create a shortcut, and cut the icon.
To remove or delete Windows Spotlight’s “Learn more about this picture” icon from Windows 11, then all you need to do is to right-click on the icon and click the Delete icon available at the top of the menu.
As simple as that!
At any point, you want to restore Learn more about this picture icon on Windows 11 desktop, then here’s what you need to do:
Right-click on the desktop and select Personalize.
Using Personalize your background menu, select any of these (picture, solid color, and slideshow) options and then select the Windows Spotlight option again.
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What is your opinion about Microsoft adding an option to delete or remove the “Learn more about this picture” Windows Spotlight icon from Windows 11 Desktop? Let us know in the comment.
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