Fix 5: Disable Discord hardware acceleration.
Discord hardware acceleration is a feature in Discord that gains access to your GPU to make Discord smoother. Still, many users have reported that occasionally, this feature causes the Discord overlay not working issue.
If you have turned on the hardware acceleration feature in Discord and the Discord overlay is not working issue occurs, then try to disable discord hardware acceleration in Discord.
Just follow the instructions below to check whether you turned the hardware acceleration feature on or not:
- Firstly open your Discord and Click on the gear button to open User Settings.
- On the left panel of the screen, click on the Appearance option and then turn off the toggle right next to the hardware acceleration discord if you have turned it on.
Again run your game to see if How to turn off discord overlay issue is gone. And hopefully, it’s gone!
Discord overlay is not showing, then try these methods.