Accessibility Turn On or Off Toggle Keys Tone in Windows 11

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Toggle Keys causes a tone to sound when you press the Caps Lock, Num Lock, or Scroll Lock keys.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Toggle Keys for your account in Windows 11.


Contents






OPTION ONE

Turn On or Off Toggle Keys using Keyboard Shortcut


1 Press and hold the Num Lock for 5 seconds until you hear a tone.

2 If turning on Toggle Keys, click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)

Toggle_Keys_num_lock_shortcut.png






OPTION TWO

Turn On or Off Toggle Keys in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Accessibility on the left side, and click/tap on Keyboard on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Toggle_Keys_Settings-1.png

3 Turn On or Off (default) Toggle Keys for what you want on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Toggle_Keys_Settings-2.png

4 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION THREE

Turn On or Off Toggle Keys in Control Panel


1 Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Ease of Access Center icon.

2 Click/tap on either the Make the keyboard easier to use or Make it easier to focus on tasks settings link. (see screenshot below)

Toggle_Keys_Control_Panel-1.png

3 Check (on) or uncheck (off - default) Turn on Toggle Keys for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

Toggle_Keys_Control_Panel-2.png

4 You can now close the Control Panel if you like.





OPTION FOUR

Turn On or Off Toggle Keys using REG file


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


2 To Turn On Toggle Keys

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

Turn_on_Toggle_Keys_tone_for_current_user.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\ToggleKeys]
"Flags"="63"

3 To Turn Off Toggle Keys

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_off_Toggle_Keys_tone_for_current_user.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\ToggleKeys]
"Flags"="62"

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 Sign out and sign in to apply.

8 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink
 

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