Windows 8.1 - Allow the use of the camera from the lock screen

December 2016


Windows 8.1 - Allow the use of the camera from the lock screen



Windows 8.1 allows you to make use of your laptop's webcam from the lockscreen, but first you will need to activate this feature:
  • Open the Charms bar (Windows key + C) > Settings.
  • Click on Change PC Settings > PC and devices.
  • Go to the "Lockscreen" section.
  • Turn on "Swipe down on the lock screen to use the camera".



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