CustomProtocol specifies that you are using your own advanced Pen settings application. The Pen and Windows Ink Settings page will display a link to your advanced settings app (labeled Open app in the screenshot below) under the heading Additional Pen Settings.

Advanced pen settings app


Value Description
oem-app Specifies the name your advanced Pen settings application. For example, the registry entry produced by this setting could be [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ClickNote\OemCustomizationSettingsApp] "CustomProtocol"="ms-surface-app"

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-TwinUI | CustomProtocol

Valid Configuration Passes


Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-TwinUI.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set the CustomProtocol settings. Replace bingsports with the name of your app.

<settings pass="offlineServicing">
    <component name="Microsoft-Windows-TwinUI" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="" xmlns:xsi="">