How to Disable the People Icon on Windows 10 Task Bar

Last Updated on April 18, 2021 by admin

What is the People Icon?

There is actually an icon that shows two persons on your taskbar. It gives you a flexibility to pin your favorite contacts on your task bar. It allows you to quickly execute various features including email, sharing file etc.

If you don't want people icon to be visible on your task bar, read this tutorial.

How to Disable the People Icon?

There are two ways you can disable the people icon: either from taskbar or by editing the registry.

Method 1

Right-click the taskbar and then uncheck "Show People on the task bar". The people icon will no more be visible.

Method 2

Step 1. Click windows icon and R key from your keyboard to open "Run command" window.

Step 2. Type regedit and hit enter from the keyboard to open the registry

Step 3. In the registry, browse the following location:


Step 4. On the right side, double-click the "PeopleBand". Set its value to 0.  Close the registry.

Log out from windows and then log in. You won't see any people icon on taskbar of your Windows 10.


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