Prevent Websites from Accessing Your Camera and Microphone on Google Chrome

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To optimize your user experience, Google Chrome gives you the option to allow websites to access your camera and microphone. However, if you wish to block this use, this can also be easily arranged.

This article will walk you through how to prevent websites from accessing your camera and microphone.

Block Websites on Google Chrome from Using Camera and Microphone

To block websites from being able to use your camera and microphone, open Preferences by going to the Chrome menu<bold> in the top-left corner:

Scroll down to <bold>Content settings
, and click Microphone settings or Camera settings to modify the element that interests you:

Finally, under Allow, click the small trash can icon next to the sites that you wish to remove from your whitelist:

If you have already blocked any sites from using your camera or microphone, it will be displayed just above this section under Block.

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