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How to prevent websites from using your camera and microphone on browsers and protect your privacy


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You may find a lot of annoying messages while browsing and close them without reading their content, and it may be that one of them asks you for permission to access its camera or microphone and if the site is malicious, your privacy is in danger, so we will learn in this post on how to prevent these powers from the sites that have occurred Them and prevent websites from accessing your microphone or camera again.

 First: the Chrome browser

 Go to settings by clicking on the three dots and then settings like in the picture

 Then go to the Privacy and Security section, which is responsible for everything related to privacy and security, and then click on the Site Settings option

 Now, adjust the way to operate the microphone and camera according to what you want, and do not forget to activate the option to request permission before use, as in the picture

 Second: Edge Browser

Move to the settings as above
Then go to the Site Permissions section, which is the section responsible for all the permissions for websites. Go to the microphone and camera settings separately and adjust the settings.

 Delete the sites from which you do not want to access your camera or microphone from the basket tab but do not delete the sites that you need to work like Skype and Zoom