Setting the default camera on your browser

Browsers allow users to alter default camera and mic settings.


Google Chrome

If you are using Google Chrome, please follow the steps below. This is also available on Google's support documentation here: User your camera and microphone

  1. Open Chrome Chrome
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  5. Click Camera or Microphone.
  6. Turn Ask before accessing on or off.



If you are using Firefox, here's how you may access the browser permissions: How do I open permissions manager?

If you have your settings set to "Always ask", you should see the following dialogue box when you start recording in Acclaim, which will allow you to edit settings:



Microsoft Edge

To access your browser camera permissions: 

  1. Go to the website that wants to use your microphone and/or camera.
  2. If a dialog box appears asking if you want to give the website permission to use your camera or microphone, select Allow once or Always allow, or close the dialog box to block access.

If you'd like to access all permissions, please follow Microsoft's documentation here: Windows 10 camera, microphone, and privacy



Safari currently does not support the WebRTC video standard. We recommend using alternative browsers when recording on Acclaim.




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