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Capturing game clips and screenshots on Xbox One

To capture what just happened:

  1. Start your game and play as usual.
  2. When something cool happens and you want to record it, press the Xbox button  to open the guide, then press X  to grab the last 30 seconds.

To capture a screenshot instead, press Y  instead of X .

Note The screenshot is taken when you press the Xbox button . Pressing Y  saves it.

To capture what just happened using voice, say ”Hey Cortana, record that!” To capture what just happened with Xbox voice commands, say ”Xbox, record that!”

  1. To capture what's going to happen next:
  2. Start your game. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  3. Press the Menu button , then select Start recording.
  4. To end the clip, press X . Game DVR records for up to 5 minutes, then adds the clip to your captures list. You'll get a message when your clip is saved.

To see your captures, select Manage captures. Select any capture to see what you can do with it.

Note Saving and sharing screenshots requires Xbox Live Gold. If you don’t have it, you can take screenshots on someone else’s home Xbox as long as someone with Xbox Live Gold is signed in. For more, see Using Xbox Live Gold sharing features on Xbox One.

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