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How to Choose Light or Dark Theme for Game Bar in Windows 10

The Game bar is a Xbox app Game DVR feature that lets you record and share game clips and screenshots in Windows 10. However, you can also use the Game bar to broadcast, record, and take screenshots of any app and game in Windows 10.

Starting with Windows 10 build 17093, Microsoft gave the Game bar a makeover so itís even easier to find what youíre looking for. You can now also choose a Light, Dark, or your current Windows app mode theme for the Game bar.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Game bar to use a light or dark theme for your account in Windows 10.

EXAMPLE: Game bar using Light and Dark theme
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Here's How:

1. While you have the Game bar (Win+G) open, click/tap on the Settings (gear) button. (see screenshot below)

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2. Under Theme, select (dot) Light, Dark, or Current Windows theme (default) for what you want to be instantly applied, and close Game bar settings when done. (see screenshots below)

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That's it,
Shawn