How To Manage Microphone & Camera Privacy Settings On Chromebook?

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Your Chromebook has a camera and microphone which should be only active when you want them to be. Many online websites ask for permission for your Chromebook camera and microphone.

So you have to be very sure that you didn’t allow any unknown website or web app access to your Chromebook camera & microphone.

In this post, I am going to tell you how to look for the microphone and camera privacy settings on your Chromebook.

How To Manage Microphone & Camera Privacy Settings On Chromebook?

How to manage the camera privacy settings on Chromebook?

Note: By default, your Chromebook will ask every time when any web page wants access to your microphone or camera. But you can also visit the settings to see the list of all the websites which are allowed to access your camera and microphone.

  • Go to your Chromebook settings.
  • Choose Privacy and security from the left sidebar.
  • Choose “Site Settings”.
  • Tap Camera.
  • Make sure you toggle on Ask before accessing. So your Chromebook will not grant access to your camera without your permission.
  • And below you can see two sections “Block” and “Allow”.
  • On the block section, you will find all those websites which are blocked to have access to your camera.
  • On the allow section you will find all those websites which are allowed to have access to your camera.
  • If you want to remove any website from the allow or block list then just tap on the delete icon next to the website, and proceed.

How to manage the Microphone privacy settings on Chromebook?

  • Go to your Chromebook settings.
  • Choose Privacy and security from the left sidebar.
  • Choose “Site Settings”.
  • Tap Microphone.
  • Make sure you toggle on Ask before accessing. So your Chromebook will not grant access to your Microphone without your permission.
  • Below you can see two sections “Block” and “Allow”.
  • On the block section, you will find all those websites which are blocked to have access to your microphone.
  • On the allow section you will find all those websites which are allowed to have access to your microphone.
  • If you want to remove any website from the allow list then just tap on the delete icon next to the website, and proceed.
  • If you are using any separate mic then select the external mic from the top, and make the changes accordingly.

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Rahul Choudhary

A Digital Marketer by profession and a passionate traveller. Technology has been always my first interest, so I consistently look for new updates in tech to explore, and also has expertise in WordPress.