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How to Turn on Game Mode in Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators update has brought many new features for different kind of people including gamers, The compatibility of gaming in Windows 10 has significantly increased compared to the previous version of the windows. Most of the famous games run very smoothly on Windows 10. The latest feature of Windows 10 creators update for gamers in Game Mode. Microsoft had provided a solution to the question of how to improve gaming performance on windows 10? in the form of Game Mode.  

So what is Game Mode in Windows 10 creators Update and what does it do?

For playing games, the computer uses system resources extensively, hence due to this reason computer gets slower. Although always a good hardware is required to play all games smoothly, to play games even smoother, Game Mode provided by Microsoft in Windows 10 enables users to optimize your gaming performance by at least 10 times. Game mode reduces resources used by other programs and uses that resources for gaming due to which game never gets hanged or lagged during gameplay thus with the Game Mode, Windows 10 ensures you play your games with the best possible experience. In Windows 10, by default the Game Mode is turned off, therefore if you play games with Game Mode off you might not observe good performance for gaming Therefore to improve the gaming performance on Windows 10 follow the following steps to get Game Mode turned on in windows 10.

How to Turn on Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update

  1. To enable Game Mode, Press Win+I to open windows settings
  2. Click on Gaming 
  3. To the left side Click on Game Mode
  4. Click ON, under Use Game Mode

Game Mode in Windows 10
Turn on Game Mode in Windows 10

That's all !! Now you will definitely get quite better performance for gaming by enabled Game Mode in Windows 10

How to enable game mode or Disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from Registry

You can enable or disable Game Mode in Windows Fall Creators Update using Windows registry.

1. Open the Windows registry (Win+R, type regedit and click OK)

2. Navigate to the following path:


Step 3. Find “AllowAutoGameMode”

Note: If the AllowAutoGameMode key is missing you have to create it.

Step 4. Right-click inside the right panel, New>DWORD (32-bit) Value and rename the new value “AllowAutoGameMode”.

Step 5. To enable Game Mode, set the value to 1. To disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update, change the value to 0.

If you have any difficulty about how to enable or disable Game Mode in Windows 10 (Creators Update or Fall Creators Update), please share with us in the comments section below.

How to enable Game Mode for any game on Windows 10

After turning on Game Mode in the system settings, you can turn it on for any game you wish to play. To turn on Game Mode for your favorite game, follow these steps:
  1. Launch the game you want to play. Windows 10 will prompt you to open Game bar using Windows key + G combination. If it doesn’t pop up then, the game doesn’t support this feature.
  2. Press Windows key + G, or hit the Xbox button on your gamepad.
  3. Click the Settings icon to the extreme right on the Game bar.
  4. In the dialog box that opens, check the box for Use Game Mode for this game.
Game bar settings
Hurray !! You’re set.
If you have any questions regarding how to turn on Game Mode? or how to enable game mode, leave them in the comments below.


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