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How to Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Windows 10

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Starting with Windows 10 build 16184, there is a new People Bar icon on the taskbar notification area. Whether you want to share a photo, make plans for dinner, or get an answer from a friend or coworker – My People is here to take it to the next level and bring the people you care about most to the center of your experience.

You can:
  • Pin your people to the taskbar – Some will be suggested to start with, or you can pick your own! (Note: you are currently limited to having 3 people pinned to your taskbar currently.)
  • View multiple communication apps together and filtered to each person on your taskbar.
  • Choose the app you want to use to chat and it’ll remember for next time.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off playing a sound when a Shoulder Tap arrives from your pinned contacts on the People Bar for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Settings
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar using a BAT file


EXAMPLE: Shoulder Taps for pinned contacts on People Bar
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Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Settings

1. Do step 2 (settings), step 3 (taskbar), or step 4 (People Bar) below from where you would like to open the People Bar settings from.

2. Open Settings, click/tap on the Personalization icon, and go to step 5 below.

3. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Taskbar settings, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

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5. Click/tap on Taskbar on the left side in Settings, and turn on (default) or off Play a sound when a Shoulder Tap arrives under People on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)
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Show people on the taskbar and Show Shoulder Taps will need to be turned on to be able to turn on Show Shoulder Taps.


6. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar in Settings

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\People\ShoulderTap

ShoulderTapAudio DWORD

0 = Remove
1 = Add


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


 2. To On Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar

NOTE: This is the default setting.

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

Turn_ON_Shoulder_Tap_sound_on_People_Bar.bat

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 3. To Off Play Shoulder Tap Sound on People Bar

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

Turn_OFF_Shoulder_Tap_sound_on_People_Bar.bat

download

4. Save the .bat file to your desktop.

5. Unblock the .bat file.

6. Run the .bat file.

7. You will now notice your screen flicker and a command prompt quickly opens and closes as explorer is restarted to apply the registry changes.

8. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .bat file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn