Enable New Spotlight UI in Windows 11 build 25197

Enable Spotlight Theme in Windows 11 build 25197
Enable Spotlight Theme in Windows 11 build 25197

Windows 11 build 25197 is now available in the Dev Channel and comes with a new but hidden Windows Spotlight panel.

The new Spotlight panel lets you quickly switch between wallpapers and will give you information about the current desktop background. If you like to activate the new hidden Windows Spotlight panel, follow the instructions below.

Activate New Spotlight UI in Windows 11 build 25197

  • Download vivetool here.
  • Extract the vivetool archive to the c: drive and rename it to vivetool.
  • Open up PowerShell as administrator.
  • Type, or copy and paste the codes below:
  • c:\vivetool\vivetool.exe /enable /id:39710659
  • c:\vivetool\vivetool.exe /enable /id:40268500
  • c:\vivetool\vivetool.exe /enable /id:39880030
  • Restart Windows 11 25197
  • Go to settings
  • Open the Personalization > Themes page.
  • Select the Windows Spotlight theme