Disabling your Webcam

When you disable your webcam with VirtualShield, all other software on your computer will be prevented from accessing it.

This helps protect your system because your webcam can only be accessed by one program at a time.

Disable Webcam

This feature is included with all of our Webcam Privacy plans. Currently only available in the Windows/Linux application(s). Coming soon to other devices.

Note: Your webcam's power light may remain on while this feature is enabled, but your camera is not recording any video.
1
Open the VirtualShield Windows application.

2
Select the Privacy tab from the left-side pane.

3
Select the Disable Webcam option:

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