Turn off Discord’s in-game overlay for all of your games by clicking the gear icon within Discord. Click “Game Overlay” and disable the option. To disable the overlay for specific games, click the gear icon > Registered Games. Then click the monitor icon next to each game to remove the overlay.
Discord’s in-game overlay is a great tool to communicate with your friends while you play. However, if you find that it is interrupting your gaming sessions, you can disable it for all your games or just specific ones. That is how.
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Disable discord overlay for all games
To get rid of the Discord overlay for all your installed games, disable an option in the app’s settings menu.
First, launch Discord on your computer. Then in the bottom left corner of the app, click the gear icon.
In the sidebar on the left, select “Game Overlay.”
In the right pane at the top, uncheck the “Enable in-game overlay” option.
Advice: To re-enable the overlay in the future, simply turn the “Enable In-Game Overlay” option back on.
And that is.
Disable Discord overlay for specific games
To disable the Discord overlay for specific games and keep it for all other games, start by launching Discord on your computer.
Then in the bottom left corner, click the gear icon.
In the left sidebar, select “Registered Games”.
In the right pane, find the game you want to disable the Discord overlay on. Then, next to that game in the list, click the monitor icon.
Advice: To reactivate the overlay in the future, simply click on the same monitor icon.
The text will say “Overlay: Disabled”, indicating that your game’s overlay has been successfully disabled. Happy gaming!
While you’re at it, did you know that you can customize your Discord account? Check our guide to know how to do it.
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