Steam Deck: How To Display Discord Chat Overlay

Published: 19 Jul 2022
You can now Display your Discord Chat Overlay on Steam Deck!

Discord is a voice chat app for PC gaming, having a pretty clean interface and user-friendly in-game overlay. There is an option to enable and customize your own game overlay on your Steam Deck in order to minimize distractions and keep your focus on the game.

This guide will show you How to Display Discord Chat Overlay on Steam Deck!

Steam Deck: How To Display Discord Chat Overlay

There is one amazing app called Discover Overlay, which will allow you to see who is chatting on your Steam Deck screen from Discord.

All you need to do is Load up the Discover Software center and search for “Discover Overlay”. Install the application if you don’t have it already.

To add to Steam, you can simply load up the plasma menu in the bottom left corner. Find it and then right click it and add to Steam.

On the UI window, just find Discord and Discover Overlay, tick them both, and click “Add Selected Programs”.

Once you are done with this, go to the search bar and search for Discover Overlay in your Steam Library, and click properties.

In the launch options, you need to replace the exact code as it is below.

“Discover Overlay launch option: DISPLAY=:0 %command% run –command=discover-overlay io.github.trigg.discover_overlay –nolock”