How to Record YouTube Videos on Xbox [Full Guide!]

Recording something isn't difficult if you know the right method. If you are finding it hard to record gameplay on Xbox, read here how to record YouTube videos on Xbox with different approaches.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Apr 15, 2024

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I'm a very small, originally a PS4 YouTuber, but the PS4 controller is small for my hands. My question is, there's a way to upload YouTube videos from your Xbox or not?

___From Reddit

Like the above Reddit user, many YouTube gaming content creators have this question in their minds. It is because Xbox is a gaming console with which they think they can't record and share their content on platforms like YouTube.

If you are one of those, we have written this guide about how to record YouTube videos on Xbox. By reading this guide, you will be able to learn how you can accomplish this task. Let's get started and learn about the right process of recording videos on Xbox.

Record YouTube videos on Xbox with Voice

As Xbox is one of the most used gaming consoles, it has multiple features to assist its users. Using its built-in features, you can record your gameplay and share it on the internet. Undoubtedly, you can't share the videos directly on the internet.

Xbox Button

But you can record it with full control over basic features using this gaming console. If you are looking to screen-record YouTube videos with sound, make sure you have the following equipment.

✍️What to prepare
High-quality microphone
Heavy-duty device
Smooth internet connection

Let us share the steps that you have to take to record the video.

Step 1. Browse your favorite game, pause it for recording, and click on the "Xbox" button.

Step 2. Click on the "View" option and choose the required recording settings.

Step 3. Return to the game and press the "X" button to start recording.

🚩If you don't know about the basic settings of Xbox before recording your gameplay, you should watch this YouTube video.

  • 00:41 – Privacy Settings
  • 01:21 – Content Sharing Permissions
  • 02:27 – Mic and Video Quality Settings
  • 06:11 – Video Uploading to Xbox

How to Record on Xbox One for a Long Time

If you have used Xbox to record YouTube videos, you must have faced the time strains. It is because this gaming console doesn't allow you to record videos of more than 60 minutes. If you are looking to capture the gameplay for a long time, you should need a PC and a capture card.

Let us share the steps to get started with this recording method.

Step 1. Go to the "Xbox" guide menu and look for the "Broadcast and Capture" option.

Broadcast and Capture Option

Step 2. Set the "Capture Location" and save the settings.

Capture Location

Step 3. Go back, pause the game, and choose the "Recording" settings.

Bonus: Record YouTube Videos on PC

Sometimes, you may not be able to get enough outcomes while recording through Xbox built-in features or external capture cards. In this case, the best approach to record games in this gaming console is through EaseUS RecExperts. Download it from the button below.

It is comprehensive software that allows you to record the screen of your device seamlessly. Doesn't matter whether it is recording a meeting or recording a gameplay on PC. It enables you to record for further use.

Let's check how to record YouTube Videos on a PC:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. Choose a recording mode from "Full Screen" or "Region". If you choose the second one, you will need to select the recording area manually.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After selecting the recording mode, you need to choose which audio to record. To record the system sound, click on the loudspeaker sign; to record the microphone sound, click on the mic sign; to record no sound, select nothing.

Record Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white "Pause" button; to end the recording, click on the red "Stop" button.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, the recording list window will open. Here you can view, split, delete, manage your recordings easily.

Recording List Window

Screen Record Steam Deck FAQs

While reading about how to record YouTube videos on Xbox, you must get multiple questions in your mind. Here, we have listed a few of those that are considered the most common with answers.

1. How do YouTubers record their gameplay on the console?

Multiple consoles have built-in options to capture the screen that most YouTubers use for their recording. In some cases, you may have to find limitations in terms of time and storage. So, you can use an external program like EaseUS RecExperts to overcome this problem.

2. How do I record Xbox One gameplay longer than 10 minutes?

You can record Xbox One gameplay for a long time by using an external capture card. It will enable you to extend the storage of the device where you want to store the videos and let you capture the screen for a long duration.

3. How do you share YouTube videos on Xbox?

You can share the YouTube videos on Xbox using the following steps.

Step 1. Download the YouTube app for Xbox and sign in to your account.

Step 2. Go to the "Upload" section and tap on the button.

Step 3. Look for the gaming clip you want to upload. Select it and upload it.


By reading this guide, you must have learned how to record YouTube videos on Xbox. We have shared a comprehensive guide to let you understand the method for different tasks. If you feel the method to use the built-in feature of Xbox is complicated, you should choose EaseUS RecExperts.

It is one of the best software available for recording with voice in higher resolutions. Also, you can record the screen in different sizes to make them compatible with your required platform for uploading.

If you have found this blog useful, please share it on social media for the benefit of others.


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