How to Enable or Disable Sound for Toggle Keys in Windows 11



The post explains how to enable or disable the Toggle keys tone in Windows 11. This feature emits a sound when the Caps lock, Num lock, and Scroll lock keys are pressed. Users can activate or deactivate it either by holding the Num Lock for five seconds to prompt a pop-up window or through the…

This post describes steps to enable or disable the Toggle keys tone in Windows 11.

Windows 11 has a feature that will allow you to play or hear a tone while pressing the Caps lock, Num lock, and Scroll lock keys on your keyboard.

You will hear tone if you intentionally or accidentally press these buttons or keys. This feature is handy and should make you aware that one of the keys has been enabled, which can be good, so you don’t end up typing everything in capital letters or turning off the Num lock.

However, if you don’t want to hear a tone every time one of these keys is pressed, Windows lets you quickly turn it off. Or, if you want to be reminded, go and enable it again.

Below is how to do that.

How to enable or disable Toggle Keys Tone in Windows 11

As described above, Windows has a feature that plays a tone while pressing Caps lock, Num lock, and Scroll lock.

Below is how to enable or disable it.

A quick way to turn on or off the Toggle keys tone in Windows is to use the shortcut below.

Press and hold the Num Lock for 5 seconds until you hear a tone. You will see a pop-up window appear.

If turning On, choose Yes to confirm.

Alternatively, one can use Windows Settings app to turn it on or off.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for the majority of its settings. As a result, everything can be done, from system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + I shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings, as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. On the Windows Settings app, click Accessibility on the left, then select the Keyboard tile on the right pane, as highlighted in the image below.

On the Accessibility -> Keyboard settings pane, select the Toggle keys tile. Then toggle the button switch to the On or Off position to enable or disable.

That should do it! You can now close the Windows Settings app.


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