How to Take a Screenshot on Asus ROG Ally: 5 Unique Ways

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Do you love to capture your favorite gaming moments? Here is how you can take screenshots on Asus ROG Ally.

Capturing and sharing your favorite gaming moments with your friends is one of the coolest parts of gaming. Whether it is your first epic win in Battle Royale or if you find an unusual glitch in the game, it is always worth capturing your favorite gaming moments to share gameplay with your friends.

To take a screenshot on Asus ROG Ally, press the M2 buttons on the back of the console and then press ‘A’ from the gamepad to take a screenshot instantly. You can access the ‘Record Screen’ option from the Command Center for recording gameplay on Asus ROG Ally.

Here we have mentioned 5 different methods to take screenshots on Asus ROG Ally, so you can choose whichever seems suitable. Before applying these methods, ensure you have installed Xbox Game Bar since the console uses its built-in screenshot capabilities.

Method #1: Pressing Buttons

  1. Press and hold on to the M1 or M2 buttons behind your console.Taking Screenshot on ROG Ally
  2. Press the ‘ A ‘ button while pressing the M1 or M2 buttons, and it will instantly take the screenshot.

One drawback to this method is that if you’ve remapped any buttons, you may not be able to implement this method. In this case, you can opt for the second method mentioned below.

Method #2: Accessing Command Centre

  1. Open ‘Settings’ on Asus ROG Ally using the trigger buttons.
  2. Go to ‘Edit the Command Center.
    Taking Screenshot on Asus ROG Ally
  3. Tap the ‘Add’ button and select the ‘Take Screenshot’ option to add it to the Command Center.
  4. Now press the Command Center button while playing the game and select the ‘Take Screenshot’ option to capture your moments.
Taking Screenshot via Command Center on Asus ROG Ally

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Method # 3: Using Xbox Game Bar

  1. Open Windows Mode on Asus ROG Ally and go to Start Menu.
  2. Search ‘Xbox Game Bar’ and tap ‘Open’ to run it.
    Taking Screenshot via Xbox Game Bar
  3. Tap the Webcam icon from the bar and a new Windows will pop up.
  4. Tap the camera button to take the screenshot.
    Taking Screenshot on Asus ROG Ally using Xbox Game Bar

Method # 4: Snipping Tool

Taking screenshots on Windows 11 and Asus ROG Ally is pretty much the same with Snipping Tool and here is how you can do it.

  1. Open Windows Mode on Asus ROG Ally and go to the Start Menu.
  2. Search ‘Snipping Tool’ and tap ‘Open’ to run it.
  3. Tap ‘New’ and drag the ‘+’ icon to select the section you want to capture.Taking Screenshot on Asus ROG Ally with Snipping Tool
  4. Tap the ‘Save’ icon from the top bar and it will ask to save the screenshot.Saving Screenshot on Asus ROG Ally using Snipping Tool

Method # 5: Using a third-party application

Since ROG Ally is running Windows 11, you can download third-party applications from the browser and use them for taking screenshots by following these steps.

  1. Download and install Lightshot for Windows on Asus ROG Ally.
    Downloading Lightshot on Asus ROG Ally
  2. After installing, tap its icon from the taskbar and the screen will go blur for a moment.
  3. Use the cursor or tap and drag the section to select it.Taking Screenshot with Lightshot on Asus ROG Ally
  4. Tap the disk icon to save the screenshot.

Final Words

Capturing your favorite moments while gaming or doing any other activity on Asus ROG Ally is fairly simple than any other handheld gaming console. Windows makes it possible to unlock the limitations of capturing and sharing your favorite gaming moments with friends a breeze. Hopefully, our guidelines were helpful enough and now you can take screenshots on ROG Ally without any issues.

FAQ

Can you Edit Screen Recordings and Screenshots on Asus ROG Ally?

The best way to edit the screenshots and gameplays on Asus ROG Ally is by accessing these captured moments via Windows mode. Navigate to this path C:\[yourusername]\Videos\Capture, where [yourusername] is in Windows mode.

Does Screen Recording Gameplay Affect Performance on Asus ROG Ally?

The performance may vary, and the Asus ROG Ally can overheat while screen-recording gameplay. However, it may vary on the game.

Is there a Touch Gesture to Take Screenshots on Asus ROG Ally?

You cannot take screenshots via touch gestures on Asus ROG Ally. The physical button or the Screenshot option from the Command Center is the only way to capture a moment during gameplay.

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