Background recording settings in Captures on Windows 10

Applies to: Xbox AppWindows 10

  • When you turn on background recording, it keeps track of the last few moments of gameplay so you can capture the magic before it’s gone forever.
  • To adjust the length of background recordings, go to Start  > Settings  > Gaming > Captures. With Background recording turned On, select the time period for Record the last [time period].
  • Note: Background recording can affect game performance. If you notice a difference in your game after changing the background recording setting, you might want to pick a shorter recording time.