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Windows 11 camera

The Camera function of Windows 11 allows you to video call anyone using the apps like Zoom, Teams, Skype, and more. If you are interested in this function, read the MiniTool’s post that focuses on Windows 11 camera right now.

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Windows 11 Camera

On June 24, 2021, Microsoft announced the successor to Windows 10. The successor is Windows 11.

Intuitively, Windows 11 comes with a refreshing new graphical interface, a centered Start menu and taskbar, which is different from Windows 10.

Windows 11 interface

But, like Windows 10, Windows 11 also has a Camera function. Windows 11 camera allows you to video call anyone using the apps like Zoom, Teams, Skype, etc. And according to Microsoft’s list of hardware requirements for Windows 11, starting from January 1, 2023, all Windows 11 laptops and 2-in-1s must have a user-facing webcam.

Well, how to enable camera in Windows 11 and how to disable camera in Windows 11? Keep reading.

Enable and Disable Camera in Windows 11

By default, the Windows 11 camera function is enabled. So, let’s firstly check how to disable camera in Windows 11.

To disable Windows 11 camera, you need to finish the following operations:

Step 1: Press Windows + X and then choose the Settings option from the menu.

Step 2: On the Windows 11 Settings window, choose the Privacy & security setting on the left side.

choose Privacy & security

Step 3: Scroll down the left side of the window to the App permission part. Then, look for the Camera option and click it.

choose Camera

Step 4: Find the option labeled Camera access on the right side of the window. Then toggle it off.

Note: This will turn off camera access to anyone using the computer. But this won’t prevent you from signing in with your camera using facial recognition.

toggle off the bar for Camera access

In this way, the Windows 11 camera is disabled. To enable it, you just need to perform the above steps again but you should toggle on the bar for Camera access at the last step.

After enabling Windows 11 camera, you can continue to enable the camera access for any app in the Let apps access your camera area. For example, if you want to use the Camera function together with Facebook, turn on the bar for the app.

That’s about how to disable camera in Windows 11 and how to enable camera in Windows 11. If you have any question about Windows 11 camera, please leave in the comment zone.

The discussion about Windows 11 camera comes to an end, but the post is not over. The following content discusses partition manager for Windows 11. If you are interested in that, you can keep reading.

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Bonus: Partition Manager for Windows 11

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