If you are using OBS and need to take some screenshots of OBS or just want to screen record OBS for a tutorial or something similar but can’t. This article will show you how to quickly and easily fix the issue that is preventing you from taking screenshots and screen recordings in OBS.
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Although it’s not something that you’ll find yourself doing all the time having the ability to screen record and screenshot OBS is a handy little ability. Unfortunately, a recent update to Discord has added an option that prevents OBS from being recorded and screenshots. While this is a handy feature to have on most of the time. It can be a little annoying as well.
So if you do find screenshots and screen recording being blocked in OBS annoying, follow along as we show you how to quickly and easily change settings in OBS to allow screenshots and screen recording once again.
How do you fix not being able to screenshot or screen record OBS? Can’t take screenshots in OBS fix.
Thankfully, solving the screenshot and screen recording issue in OBS is quick and easy and can be done straight from OBS.
- To begin, open OBS as you normally would the click Settings on the right-hand side of the screen.
- On the Settings page stay on the General tab then untick the Hide OBS windows from screen capture.
After you’ve made the change you’ll be able to take screenshots with the Print Screen key on your keyboard or screen recording from OBS to capture OBS.
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