There is a way to take a lot of Screenshots on the Xbox of it’s beautiful home screen.
Playing games on Xbox Series X | S is a bit loud, but there is one thing about the console that makes me want to rip off my hair: it does not allow you to quickly take screenshots outside of the game. If you want to display your home screen or take some screenshots of your settings page, Xbox is not easy for you. Fortunately, there is a solution.
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How to take Xbox Series X|S screenshots during gameplay
If you are playing a game, you can press the “Share” button on the controller to take a quick screenshot. Then you can press and hold the Xbox button to view the screenshot and share it (if you want). Or these screenshots will also appear in the cross-platform Xbox app, so you can share them via your phone or PC as well.
How to take Xbox Series X|S screenshots when you’re not gaming
When you’re not playing games on Xbox Series X | Yes, the easiest way to take a screenshot is to play it remotely. You can stream Xbox games to iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows devices. After setup is complete, you can take screenshots of all Xbox pages, whether you are playing a game or not.
Streaming Xbox games to other devices is basically like using your smartphone or PC as a game console display. This means that you will be able to see the Xbox home screen, the settings page, or any other page in the system user interface on your smartphone or computer.
If you are streaming a game from Xbox Series X | S to your iPhone or iPad, you can take a screenshot by pressing the power button + volume up on an Apple device that does not have a home button. If your Apple device has a home button, you can use the power button + home button shortcut to take a screenshot.
On Android, you can take these screenshots by opening the Xbox app and setting up streaming. When you’re ready, press the power + volume down button. Those who are streaming Xbox One games to Windows can press Print Screen or Windows Key + Shift + S to take a screenshot.
Too bad, you can’t take screenshots locally outside of the game on Xbox Series X | Yes, but hey, at least this is an opportunity to try a remote game. In fact, this is why I often play Xbox games on the iPad now; maybe you will also like it.