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How to Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Windows 10

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You can use different keyboards with Windows to fit your needs. The most common is a physical, external keyboard that you plug into your PC. Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for PCs.

By default, the touch keyboard will play a key click sound as you type on it.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off playing a key click sound as you type on the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Settings
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds using a REG file


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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Settings

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This option is only available if you have a touch screen.

If you don't, then you can use Option Two below instead.


1. Open Settings, and click/tap on Devices.

2. Click/tap on Typing on the left side, and turn On (default) or Off Play key sounds as I type under Touch keyboard on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)

3. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds using a REG file

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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

EnableKeyAudioFeedback DWORD

0 = Off
1 = On


1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_ON_touch_keyboard_sounds.reg

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 3. To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Type Sounds

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_OFF_touch_keyboard_sounds.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. Toggle to hide and show touch keyboard on taskbar to apply. (see screenshot below)

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8. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


That's it,
Shawn