By default, the email address associated with your Windows account is displayed next to your username and profile picture on the Windows 11 sign-in screen. Thankfully, if you’re not comfortable with the idea of anyone being able to tap a few buttons and see the email address associated with the Windows account on that computer, you can easily adjust the settings on that computer to hide your email address so it’s no longer displayed on the Windows login screen.
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Steps to Remove Email from Windows 11 Login Screen
- Navigate to your Windows 11 home screen, and then press the “Windows” and “I” keys at the same time.
- Click “Accounts” in the menu on the left side of the screen. Accounts options are shown on the right side of the screen.
- Click “Sign-in Options.”
- Scroll down to the Additional Settings section, and then find the option that says “Show account details such as my email address on the sign-in screen.” Turn that toggle off. Going forward your email address will no longer be shown on your Windows 11 sign-in screen.
Reasons to Remove Email from Windows 11 Login Screen
1. Security Concerns
Remove your email address from the Windows 11 login screen to increase your security. An email address displayed on the login screen could be viewed by someone who should not have access to it. Protect yourself and your information by removing it.
Simplify your Windows 11 login screen by removing your email address. An email address on the login screen could add unnecessary clutter and make the screen more difficult to navigate. Improve the user experience by removing it.