How to Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10


Mixed reality blends real-world and virtual content into hybrid environments where physical and digital objects coexist and interact.

Mixed reality capture (MRC) lets you capture your mixed reality experience as either a photograph or a video. This lets you share the experience with others by allowing them to see the holograms as you see them. Such videos and photos are from a first-person point of view.

Mixed reality capture photos are saved as a 1408x792px (HoloLens) or 1920x1080px (Immersive headsets) .jpg file to your Camera Roll folder (C:\Users\<username>\Pictures\Camera Roll).

This tutorial will show you how to take a screenshot while in Windows Mixed Reality using an immersive headset in Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality from Start Menu
  • Option Two: Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality using Cortana





Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10
Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality from Start Menu

1. While using the Mixed Reality Portal app for mixed reality, press the Windows button on your motion controller. (see screenshot below)

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2. Select the Camera icon on the Start menu. (see screenshot below)

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3. You will now see the Select to take a picture and Press when you're done instructions. Wait until these go away. (see screenshots below)

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4. Center the symbol on what you want to take a screenshot of, and press the trigger on your motion controller when ready to take a screenshot. (see screenshot below)

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5. The screenshot will now show. It will automatically close in a few moments. (see screenshot below)

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6. Repeat step 4 if you want to take more screenshots.

7. When you are finished taking screenshots, press the Windows button on your motion controller. (see screenshot below)

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Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10
Take Screenshot in Windows Mixed Reality using Cortana


This option requires having speech recognition turn on in Windows Mixed Reality.

1. While using the Mixed Reality Portal app for mixed reality, look at what you want to take a screenshot of.

2. When ready to take a screenshot, say Hey Cortana, take a picture. Stay focused on what you want to take a screenshot of.

3. You will now see Cortana listening and performing your speech command. (see screenshots below)

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4. The screenshot will now show. It will automatically close in a few moments. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn