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How to Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10

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The Game bar is a Game DVR feature of the Xbox app that lets you broadcast, record, and take screenshots of games to share in Windows 10.

When you have the Game bar turned on, you can select to show tips when you start a game to learn more about using Game bar each time you open a game or app set to be remembered as a game.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing Game bar tips for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:


EXAMPLE: Game bar tip "Press Win+G to broadcast your game"
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Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10
To Turn Off Game Bar Tips from Tip

1. When the Game bar tip shows after opening a game or app you set to be remembered as a game, click/tap on the Game bar tip, and check the Don't show this again box. (see screenshot below)

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Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Game Bar Settings

1. Open a game or app you set to be remembered as a game.

2. Press the Win+G keys to open the Game bar.

3. Click/tap on the Settings button in the Game bar. (see screenshot below)

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4. Check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Show tips when I start a game for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Game Bar Tips using a REG file

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The .reg files below will modify the DWORDs in the registry keys below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\GameBar

ShowStartupPanel DWORD

0 = Off
1 = On


1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On Game Bar Tips

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_on_Game_bar_tips.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Game Bar Tips

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_off_Game_bar_tips.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



That's it,
Shawn