How to Record Xbox One Party Chat

How to Record Xbox One Party Chat
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Ever wonder how to record party chat or include party chat in your gameplay recordings on Xbox One? With help from XboxDIY you can find out how.

Recording Party Chat from Your Xbox One

For streamers and YouTubers, you might have a need to include party chat in gameplay recordings from your Xbox One.

The problem is the built in Xbox OS recording does not include the ability to change audio recording inputs. Since it’s limited to recording game audio only, you’ll need to change some settings and also use an external capture card in order to properly record party chat and audio.

Step 1 – Changing Your Xbox Audio Settings

The first thing you’ll need to do in order to record party chat or audio on your Xbox is make changes to some audio settings.

To solve this problem, you’ll need party chat audio to come out of your TVs speakers instead of your headset.

To do this, navigate to your chat settings and make sure ‘Party Audio through Speakers’ is checked. This will make sure party audio comes out of your TV speakers.

Once your audio settings are updated, you’ll need to verify you can record party chat by testing it using your capture and updating some settings on your capture application.

Step 2 – Record Party Chat with Your Capture Card

Now that you’ve changed Xbox audio settings to make sure party chat is playing from your TV, you’ll need to start your capture card software in order to record party audio.

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Looking to include your own mic audio while also recording party chat on your Xbox? We’ll show you how to do that too.

How to Include Your Own Mic Audio While Recording

If you want to include your own mic audio in a gameplay recording with party chat, make sure you follow these steps:

  • Make sure you have a compatible Xbox One stereo headset
  • Update the audio input settings on your capture card software and select your Xbox One headset

The audio from your own mic and the audio from party chat should not conflict or overlap. Make sure your TV audio is low enough where your headset doesn’t pick up the sound.

After making a some changes to your settings, you should now know how to record Xbox One party chat using your capture card.

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