12 July 2016

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How To Turn On Game Bar To Record & Take Screenshots In Windows 10

Windows Game Bar

Game bar is the part of Game DVR feature offered by the Xbox app exclusive to Windows 10. The Game bar includes icons for quickly opening the Xbox app, controlling background recording, taking a screenshot, recording a gameplay video, and accessing settings.

Turn Game Bar On or Off in Windows 10

1.) Click on Start Menu and Open the "Xbox" app.

2.) Click Settings icon on the left and goto "Game DVR".

3.) Under Record Game clips & sreenshots using Game DVR, turn the toggle to right to turn ON the Game bar.

Record and Take Screenshot Using Game Bar in Windows 10

Even though Game bar is a feature of Xbox app, you can use Game bar to record and take screenshots of any app in Windows 10.

1.) Open the app/game you want to record, press "Windows G" keys combination to open Game bar.

2.) Check the "Yes, this is a game" prompt, if it appears. To record the video, click the "Red Dot" record button.

---> Press the button again to stop the recording.

---> Alternatively, press "Windows Alt G" to start or stop recording.

---> To take screenshots, you can press "Windows Alt PrintScrn" keys or click the Screenshot (camera icon) button.

NOTE:Game bar in Windows 10 saves videos .mp4 format, and screenshots in .png format.

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