If you play withgames Xbox on a computer running Windows 10, whether through Game Pass or others, you may notice that notifications and pop-ups appear frequently every time you skip a level in a game.
Microsoft shows these notifications and popups to let you know what’s new about the game. But at the same time it may give you a very bad gaming experience which you have to disable.
Turn off notifications in the Game Bar in Windows 10
The fastest way to disable game notifications on the computer is through an application bar game Built-in Windows 10 operating system. That lets you Record videos and take screenshots while playing computer games.
You can open the application while playing a game by pressing the Windows logo and the letter G on the keyboard, and if you have an Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller connected to the computer, you can press the Xbox button.
In order to disable the notifications that appear to you while playing games, follow these steps:
- When the Game Bar is open on the computer, click on the gear icon next to the time icon in the menu at the top.
- This opens the Game Bar settings on your Windows 10 computer.
- On the Settings screen, tap the Notifications tab on the left side of the screen.
- On the screen that appears you can now get rid of the notifications you don’t need.
- You can also hide notifications when playing in full screen mode which allows you to play games without being distracted.
In addition, you can disable the option to prompt notifications to be sent randomly and disable the option to ask you for feedback about the app.
Under the Xbox Social tab, there are a range of notification options that you can disable, such as receiving an alert when there are new messages.
In this window, you can generally review, disable or enable any notifications you want to appear and keep only the ones you want to receive.