Recording your own screen activity is fun and it is the best way to keep engaged with your daily routine with some fresh idea of mind. By recording screen, you can view what you have been doing all the while on your computer. Till now we are told that to record screen on Windows 10 we need to install a third party tool. But we can now claim that you can actually record the screen on Windows 10 even without using any such third party tool.

If you are really willing to record your screen activities on your operating system, then all you need to do is to use an inbuilt utility tool which Windows 10 is already having and it can be done pretty easily as well.

How to Record Screen in Windows 10 Without Taking Help of Any Software

Let us guide through to a simple procedure which will help you to record your screen activity on Windows 10.

How to Record Screen in Windows 10 Without Using any Third Party Software

To activate the inbuilt tool within the Windows 10 for the screen recording all you need to do is to use some shortcut keys on your keyboard and your operating system will show you the recording options by itself. What is now need to be done is to follow the simple steps given below.

Step #1. First of all, click on the Start and type “Xbox app” and open that app.

Go to Start and type “Xbox app” and open that app

Step #2. Once you are in the Xbox app all you need to do is to press a combination of keys on your keyboard simultaneously and that is “win+G”.

Note: Press “win+G” only when the screen you want to record is in front of you.

Step #3. Once you press “win+G” together, a popup will come and will ask you whether it is a game or not, click on “Yes, it is a game” option.

Click on “Yes, it is a game” option

Step #4. Once the game option is selected you will see three main options like “Screenshot”, “Start Recording” and “Settings”, on the screen, choose the Recording button.

See three main options like “Screenshot”, “Start Recording” and “Settings”, on the screen

Step #5. By clicking on the recording button it will automatically start the recording of the current screen on your Windows 10. When you are done with what you want to record just click the recording button for one more time and the recording of your screen will be stopped.

By clicking on the recording button it will automatically start the recording

Remember, all the recorded files will be saved in “C:/Users/Videos/Capture” folder by default.

That’s it! Your screen recording adventure by using the inbuilt tool of Windows 10 has been done and dusted. So now you must have got the idea that by using this cool trick you need not to have a third party tool to record your screen on the Windows 10. If you don’t wish to record your screen, then you may also choose the “Screenshot” option mentioned in Step #4 above.

Have you used this simple trick and been successful in capturing a video of your screen? Do let us know about it in our comments section given below. We will be back with some more tips like these in the feature, so keep watching this space frequently.

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