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How to access camera permissions or change between multiple cameras


The following article explains the steps to follow to access camera permissions or switch between multiple cameras on a device with multiple camera options


Some devices (like Microsoft Surface Pro) have multiple cameras, so users might want to switch and use a different one depending on the session


Browsers allow users to alter default camera settings

The browser registers the camera change only after refreshing once the change has been made


Change camera in browser settings following the steps below; then refresh browser or turn camera off/on

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome Chrome Chrome 
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings
  3. Under "Privacy and security" click Site settings
  4. Click Camera and pick the option you want to use
  5. Close the settings tab 
  6. For the new settings to be picked up, there are two options:
    1. Refresh the tab of your mashme session
    2. Disable and enable the camera  

This is also available on Google's support documentation here: Use your camera and microphone

Mozilla Firefox

If you are using Firefox, follow the steps on How do I open permissions manager?

If you have your settings are set to "Always ask", you should see the following dialogue box when you start using your camera:


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