How to Disable Notifications When Playing Fullscreen Game in Windows 10

    The following blog post has instructions on how to disable notifications when playing the fullscreen a game in Windows 10.

    How to Disable Notifications When Playing Fullscreen Game in Windows 10

    Windows 10 offers an amazing feature called Xbox Game Bar dedicated to gamers. It is a customizable gaming overlay that works with various PC games, and offer users a quick widget that has various offers which include:

    • Capture and share screenshots
    • Find new teammates with LFG
    • Chat with Xbox friends

    You get access to all these features across the Xbox console, PC, and mobile while playing the game.

    Recently, the company updated the Xbox Game Bar with various features and one feature out of them lets users disable notifications when playing games in full screen in Windows 10. The feature optimizes the computer for games.

    Disable Notifications When Playing Fullscreen Game in Windows 10

    1. Launch Xbox Game Bar. For that, search the Xbox Game bar in the search result, and when the same result appears in the search result, click to open it.

    launch xbox gamebar in windows 10

    2. Next, switch to the Setting button (gear icon) available on the main.

    xbox game bar settings

    3. Switch to Notifications tab available on the left side.

    Hide notifications when I'm playing a fullscreen game - xbox game bar

    4. On the right side, you need to check the box for “Hide notifications when I’m playing a fullscreen game” to disable notifications.

    You can uncheck the box if you want to enable the notification while playing games.

    Do you use Xbox Game Bar on your Windows 10 PC? Find this blog post useful? We would like to hear from you in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
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