CS:GO How To Hide the HUD Overlay

If you want to create a beautiful cinematic with some in-game CS:GO content, or just want to do a nice screenshot, you might feel that the HUD and crosshair are in the way. Hud stands for Heads Up Display and is where you can see your health, how much ammo you have left and stuff like that.

Fortunately, it is fairly easy to turn off and hide the HUD overlay, so you can get crispy clean screenshots of demo recordings.

To hide the HUD, you have to know what console commands are. If you are new to console commands and configs, please check out our CS:GO config guide.

If you want to go deeper into customization of the hud and radar settings, make sure to check out our guide to all the CS:GO HUD commands.

Hide HUD commands in CS:GO – Copy & Paste Script

To hide everything on the screen, including the HUD, just copy the following commands and paste it into the developer console in CS:GO:

This is the commands used to hide the HUD and everything on the screen:

cl_drawhud 0

This will completely remove the HUD, including the crosshair. The default value is 1.

net_graph 0

This will remove any net_graph stats on your screen that many people have enabled. The default value is 0.

cl_showfps 0

This will remove the FPS counter in the top left corner of the screen. The default value is 0.

Commands to turn on HUD in CS:GO

If you want to turn on the HUD again, you just have to set cl_drawhud to 1. You can copy the commands below and paste it into the developer console.

Show death notices

If you still want to show death notices (in the top right corner of the screen) while the HUD is hidden, you can do so with a simple console command:

cl_draw_only_deathnotices 1

This removes the HUD, but will still display all the death notices as usual. The default value is 0.

Clan tags in death notices

The clan name will be shown next to the player-name in the death notice by default. You can hide the clan with this command:

cl_show_clan_in_death_notice 0

This will hide the clan name next to the player-name in death notices. The default value is 1.

CS:GO HUD commands

hud_scaling [number]

Replace [number] with a number between 0.5 and 0.95. With the hud_scaling command, you can set the size of the HUD. The default value is 0.85.

cl_hud_color [number]

Replace [number] with a number between 0 and 10. Each number represents a different color:

  • Default: 0
  • White: 1
  • Light Blue: 2
  • Dark Blue: 3
  • Purple: 4
  • Red: 5
  • Orange: 6
  • Yellow: 7
  • Green: 8
  • Aqua: 9
  • Pink: 10

We hope that this guide and console commands has helped you to customize and hide the HUD in CS:GO.

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