How to Turn Off The Keyboard Sound in 6 Easy Steps

You can use Settings or Control Panel

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Key notes

  • Disabling the keyboard sound can be a personal preference or could be done to increase productivity or avoid disturbance. 
  • This guide will cover all the easy methods to disable keyboard sound.
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If you are annoyed by the constant clicking sound of your keyboard, this guide can help!

We will discuss some easy ways to turn off the keyboard sound so you can enjoy a quieter typing experience on your Windows. Let’s start!

What can I do to turn off the keyboard sound?

1. Use the Settings app

  1. Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.
  2. Click Time & language, and select TypingTyping turn off keyboard sound
  3. Go to the Touch keyboard section, locate the Play key sounds as I type, and remove the checkmark beside it to disable the sound. Play sound

2. Use the Control Panel

  1. Press the Windows key, type Control Panel, and click OpenControl Panel
  2. Select View as Category, & click Hardware and SoundHardware and Sound turn off keyboard sound
  3. Select Sound.Sound
  4. On the Sounds tab, click Default Beep
  5. Choose Default Beep, click Sounds dropdown, and choose NoneSounds
  6. Click Apply and OK

3. Use the Registry Editor

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box.REGEDIT RUN COMMAND 
  2. Type regedit and click OK to open Registry Editor
  3. Navigate to this path: Computer\HKey_CURRENT_User\Control Panel\Sound
  4. Locate and double-click the Beep key to modify. No turn off keyboard sound
  5. Change the Value data to no and click OK to confirm the changes. 

4. Use the PowerShell

  1. Press the Windows key, type PowerShell, and click Run as administratorPowershell 2
  2. Type the following command to disable keyboard sound and press Enter: Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Control Panel\Sound" -Name "Beep" -Value 0
  3. Copy and paste the following command to enable keyboard sound and press Enter: Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Control Panel\Sound" -Name "Beep" -Value 1
  4. Close PowerShell.

5. Disable the Touch keyboard and handwriting panel

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box. Services Run Command
  2. Type services. msc and press Enter to open Services
  3. Locate & right-click Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service and select PropertiesServices turn off keyboard sound
  4. Change the Startup type as Disabled from the dropdown and click Apply and OK.

6. Use the Device Manager

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run console.Device Manager RUN COMMAND
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and click OK to open Device Manager
  3. Go to System devices, locate Beep driver, right-click, and select Disable device.Disable driver turn off keyboard sound
  4. Click Yes to confirm your action.

So, these are the easiest ways to turn off the keyboard sound on Windows. Try them and let us know what worked for you in the comment section below.

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