Windows 10

How to Enable Gaming Mode on Windows 10

Gaming mode is a feature that has become mainstream on smartphones. Many people use PCs to do gaming and we have also covered a list of the best affordable gaming laptops available in India. Windows 10 also comes with in-built support for gaming with a dedicated game mode. With the dedicated game mode enabled on Windows 10, you get a better gaming experience as the OS is tuned for better stability and gaming experience. So how to enable Gaming mode on Windows 10.

Gaming Mode on Windows 10

When you use Game Mode, Windows prioritizes your gaming experience. When you’re running a game, Game Mode does these two things:

  • Prevents Windows Update from performing driver installations and sending restart notifications.
  • Helps achieve a more stable frame rate depending on the specific game and system.

How to Enable Game Mode on Windows 10:

To enable Game mode on Windows 10, open the settings panel and type game mode in the search option. This will take you to game mode settings. Here you can see a toggle to enable game mode in Windows 10.

Once this is turned on, Windows optimizes your PC for playing games.

Gaming Mode on Windows 10

This is a very useful feature of Windows 10 which allows gamers to get the best out of their PCs.

Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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  1. I am a game enthusiast, your article is really helpful for me, can you entertain me with the collection of apk game mods I collected at techbigs?

  2. Hi, really thanks for sharing details on gaming mode in windows 10.

  3. It’s really amazing dude! I didn’t know it before. Thanks for sharing such an informative article with us.

  4. I was playing csgo in my windows and I was lagging but after enabling this feature, now I play play it without any issue, thank you sir.

  5. Nice article….Although Microsoft doesn’t provide details on how Game Mode actually works on Windows 10, at first glance it looks like Game Mode works by reducing CPU and RAM usage on system-owned applications and services.

  6. Thank you for this info.. keep shared with us

  7. Thanks, Nirmal Sir, for providing us the right details. But can you tell me how to boost the performance while gaming on Windows 10? I was playing Crash bandicoot On the run mod on my PC yesterday and I also use the gaming mode.. but still, the game was lagging… Please help!

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