Windows 10: Xbox game bar not recording

Discus and support Xbox game bar not recording in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; HelloWhen I try and record a game using the Xbox Game Bar, it say's 'sorry we cannot record right now, please try again later' but it never works. How... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by TobyVenn, Jul 12, 2021.

  1. TobyVenn Win User

    Xbox game bar not recording

    HelloWhen I try and record a game using the Xbox Game Bar, it say's 'sorry we cannot record right now, please try again later' but it never works. How would I fix this?

    TobyVenn, Jul 12, 2021

  2. Xbox Game Bar Capture Doesn't Record Mic Audio


    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    I understand that you are facing issues while recording microphone audio using game bar while playing games.

    I would suggest you to try troubleshooting Game Bar and see if that helps. Refer the article

    Troubleshoot Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10

    In addition, you can also check if the Microphone for game bar is enabled under privacy settings.

    1. Go to Settings (press Windows +
      I key together) > Privacy.
    2. On the left hand pane scroll down and look for
    3. Toggle Allow apps to access Microphone
      to ON.
    4. Under Choose which Microsoft Store app can access your Microphone toggle Xbox game bar to
    5. Restart the game bar.

    If the issue persists, please get back to us with details of the troubleshooting steps to assist you further.


    Prakhar Khare

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
    Prakhar_Khare, Jul 12, 2021
  3. Xbox Game Bar Not Launching


    Xbox is one of Windows 10’s default apps. This app integrates the Xbox with Windows, and it includes a handy Game bar that you can take snapshots and record video with. If the Game bar is not opening, we suggest that you follow the steps provided on this
    link on how to fix problems with Game bar on Windows 10.

    We hope that this information was helpful. Let us know if you need further assistance.
    Acelyn Alc, Jul 12, 2021
  4. Xbox game bar not recording

    Windows Game Bar not Recording Microphone By Default

    Hi Yewtsan,

    Incorrect configuration setting is one of the potential reasons why Windows Game Bar is not recording microphone by default. To help you resolve this concern, you may perform the troubleshooting steps provided on the link below:

    Troubleshoot Game DVR on Windows 10

    You may also try to turn off the Game bar and restart your computer before turning it on again. To do this, you may follow the steps below:

    How to disable Game bar

    1. Right-click the Start button.
    2. Click Settings.
    3. Click Gaming.
    4. Click Game bar.
    5. Click the switch below Record game clips. Screenshots, and broadcast using Game bar so that it turns

    Kindly update us with the results.
    Wilfred Mac, Jul 12, 2021

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