How to Disable Steam Overlay for One Game

A tutorial on how to disable the Steam Overlay for one game only, on PC. This is useful if the Overlay is causing issues with a particular game or if you just want to disable it for a specific game.

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Introduction

Some games don’t play nice with Steam’s Overlay feature. You can disable the Steam Overlay for those games by following the instructions below:

1. Open your Steam library and select the game you want to disable the overlay for.
2. Right-click on the game and select “Properties”.
3. In the General tab, uncheck “Enable Steam Overlay while in-game”.
4. Click “OK” to save your changes.

What is Steam Overlay?

Steam Overlay is a feature of the Steam game client that lets users access the Steam community features while playing games. When you launch a game through Steam, the client gives you the option to enable or disable the Steam Overlay for that game. If you’re having problems with the overlay, you can try disabling it to see if that fixes the issue.

How to turn off Steam Overlay for one game?

Steam’s built-in overlay allows you to keep track of your achievements and chat with your friends while you’re in-game. However, some games don’t play well with the overlay, or you may simply not want to use it. Here’s how to turn it off for individual games.

How to turn off Steam Overlay for all games?

There are times when you might want to disable the Steam Overlay for a particular game. Maybe the game is running slow with the Overlay enabled, or maybe you just don’t like it. Whatever the reason, turning off the Steam Overlay for one game is easy.

Here’s how:

1. Open Steam and go to your Library.
2. Right-click on the game you want to disable the Steam Overlay for and select “Properties”.
3. In the “General” tab, look for the “Advanced Launch Options” section.
4. In the “Advanced Launch Options” section, add “-no-overlay” (without quotes) to the end of the text box and click “OK”.
5. Close the Properties window and launch the game. The Steam Overlay should now be disabled.

How to re-enable Steam Overlay?

If you’re trying to troubleshoot a game issue and need to disable the Steam Overlay, it’s easy to do. The Steam Overlay is a UI element that allows you to access your friend list, web browser, chat, and other features while in-game. However, sometimes you may need to disable it for specific games. Here’s how.

Why disable Steam Overlay?

Valve’s Steam Overlay is a great way to get into games quickly and easily, but some people prefer to disable it. There are a few reasons you might want to disable the Steam Overlay:

-It can interfere with other programs or services.
-It can cause problems with some games.
-It can be a resource hog.

If you find that the Steam Overlay is causing problems or you just don’t want to use it, you can disable it for individual games. Here’s how:

Conclusion

To disable Steam Overlay for a single game, right-click on the game in your library and select Properties. Under the General tab, uncheck the box next to Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game.

FAQ

If you’re experiencing issues with the Steam Overlay working with a specific game, you may need to disable it. Here’s how:

1. Right-click on the game in your Steam Library and select “Properties”.
2. Under the “General” tab, uncheck the “Enable Steam Overlay while in-game” checkbox.
3. Close the Properties window and launch the game.

References

-Open Steam
-Go to the game in your library that you want to disable the Steam Overlay for
-Right click on the game and select Properties
-Click on the General tab
-Uncheck “Enable Steam Community In-Game”
-Click OK

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