How to disable camera Windows

How to disable camera Windows

If you’re worried about unauthorized access to your laptop or PC’s webcam, you can easily disable it.


Windows 11:

  • Open Settings and go to Bluetooth and devices.
  • Open the “Cameras” item.
  • Tap on the desired camera in the “Connected Cameras” list.
  • Tap the “Disconnect” button.
  • Done.


Disable webcam in Device Manager:

  • Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager.
  • Expand “Cameras” and right-click on your camera.
  • Next, select “Disconnect device”. Disconnect the camera in Windows Device Manager
  • Confirm disabling the device


Windows 10:

  • Open “Device Manager” (right-click on “Start” and select the context menu item).
  • Right-click on the camera (located under “Cameras”) and select “Disconnect device”.
  • Confirm disconnection of the webcam.
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