Discus and support XBOX GAME BAR RECORDINGS in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hello, a couple days ago I've been able to use to the game bar without any problems. I have recorded game play and the recordings were saved onto my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Jorge_1999, Jun 27, 2020.


    Hello, a couple days ago I've been able to use to the game bar without any problems. I have recorded game play and the recordings were saved onto my computer in its true resolution 1920x1080. Now whenever I record my game play the recordings are saved with a weird resolution. The recording has been shrinked and moved to the top left corner of the screen with a large black bar on the bottom and right of the screen. I can see the whole game play but the game play is just shrinked for some reason. How can I fix this issue and save my recordings in its actual size which is full screen. I have tried many things to fix this. I tried updating the xbox game bar app, I tried resetting the app, I tried repairing the app. I think what caused this is the latest windows 2004 update. I updated windows a couple days ago. I also have the game bar capture settings to 60fps and High video quality. I don't understand what caused this issue with the captured videos.

    Jorge_1999, Jun 27, 2020

  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
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    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, Jun 27, 2020
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    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, Jun 27, 2020

    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, Jun 27, 2020



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