How to Enable Broadcasting via the Windows 10 Game bar

The Windows 10 Game bar come equipped with an Xbox app Game DVR feature that allows users to record and broadcast game clips, screenshots, and apps. This makes the users showcase their gaming and other computer skill set on various social media channels via user-friendly Windows 10 Game bar.

However, there is the requirement of privacy setting to enable record, share, and broadcasting. Users can use the Game bar to broadcast, record, share, and take screenshots of any app and game in Windows 10, by turning on some Game DVR feature in privacy settings of the Game bar.

Users can find the “Game Bar” with an available shortcut, Win+G and can get the quick access of gaming features in Window 10. This functionality not only provides an option to capture game clips or running videos but also allows the users to take screenshots of the game clips.

Method 1: Turn On Broadcasting via Game Bar Settings

  1. Go to Settings, check for Gaming icon and click on it.
  2. Click on left side of the game bar, and turn on broadcast, screenshots and record game clips via Game DVR.

Method 2: To Turn On With Xbox app in Game Bar

Place your mouse cursor at the Start Button; tap on it to launch the menu. From the launched menu, select All Apps. You can find it the bottom of the menu. Click and expand All Apps, and scroll it down until you get the option for Xbox entry. Once you find it, click the bottom, and connect to the internet. Now, check for the three horizontal lines on the Xbox screen.

Find the hamburger menu at the upper left corner of the screen, and click on it. Scroll it down and go to settings. Tap on setting presented in gear icon at the bottom of the left pane, click on the Game DVR tab located at the top, turn on broadcast, screenshots and record game clips via Game DVR.

Method 3: Use A REG File to Turn On Game Bar

  1. Close the Xbox app if open.
  2. Run regedit to launch Registry Editor, and navigate to below-mentioned registry key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GameDVR
  3. Right-click on AppCaptureEnabled to set its value to 0. Value 1 enables it, while 0 is used to make it disable.
  4. Next, navigate to the following key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\System\GameConfigStore
  5. Again Right-click on AppCaptureEnabled to set its value to 0. Value 1 enables it, while 0 is used to make it disable.

The Windows 10 Game DVR feature is by default enabled, so that users can easily broadcast and share their captured screen with the family and friends on popular social media platforms or store locally in the computer. If you disable the Game DVR feature, shortcuts wouldn’t be able to respond.

So keep it on for sharing and broadcasting your gaming expertise with Windows 10 special features. With the above-mentioned methods, users can easily customize privacy setting as per need.

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