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Google Chrome allows you to use your microphone and camera for things like meetings, online socializing, and remote work. But if you want to switch amid altered devices, you may need some abetment award the settings.

Suppose you’ve got a new angle or camera, and you want to use them when you’re on Chrome. With remote work and learning, there are lots of in-browser solutions that crave your camera and microphone — Google Meet, for example. You may have already accepted these sites permission to access your devices, but you’ll want to adjust your settings to the new ones, just in case. Here’s how you do that.

First — and this may sound accessible but allow me — make sure your new camera and microphone are acquainted in and set up. The settings are a little hard to find, as they might not be in the place you’d expect to find them. Go to your Chrome settings, and then find the “Privacy and Security” option on the left.


Once you’ve done this, find “Site settings” on the list, and it’ll take you to a list of assorted permissions and agreeable settings for the sites you’ve visited. Under permissions, see “Camera” and “Microphone.” Beat on either of these will take you to yet addition list, this time of the sites that have access to those devices. At the top of that list, you’ll see the device you’re currently using listed. Beat on this will get you a dropdown menu of the accessories currently available. Select the device you’re currently using to set every site on Chrome to it.


A account to these settings is that you can ascendancy which sites have access to your microphone or camera. On the same menus you can see a list of sites you’ve ahead given access to your camera and microphone, and you can delete the permission by beat the trash can next to the site.

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