However, the feature is just a connector that unifies different communication experiences in a single interface, as you’ll actually be using other apps, such as Mail and Skype, to send the message or share files with others. While this is an interesting new approach, it’s not something for everyone, and if you need more space in the taskbar, or you’re not interested on using the feature, it’s possible to disable and remove My People from the taskbar. In this guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to disable (or enable) My People on the taskbar on Windows 10.

How to disable My People on Windows 10

My People comes enabled by default, and you can remove the feature in at least two different ways. Once you completed the steps, you’ll no longer see contacts pinned on taskbar. You’ll also notice that the page also includes two additional options: “Show Shoulder Taps” and “Play a sound when a Shoulder Tap arrives”. These options allows you to enable and disable animated emojis above Taskbar. Disable My People on Windows 10 Alternatively, you can right-click the taskbar and Show People from the context menu. You can always follow the same steps to enable My People on Windows 10 again. If you don’t see the My People feature, it’s because you’re not running the latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update available for testers. This new feature appears starting Windows 10 build 16184 and later. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.