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How to Change WhatsApp Default Webcam & Mic on PC & Mac

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Do you make WhatsApp voice and video calls on your computer? If so, it’s likely that you may want to change the webcam or the microphone it uses by default. Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do and it just takes a few seconds of your time.

For those who aren’t aware, WhatsApp allows its users to make video calls and voice calls from the WhatsApp desktop app. Some desktop users could run into issues with these calls since the app may not use the hardware that you want to use by default. For instance, you may have an external webcam or a dedicated…

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How to Prevent Microphone & Camera Access for Websites in Safari on Mac

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Do you want to stop certain websites from trying to access your Mac’s webcam or microphone unnecessarily? You’ll be pleased to know that Safari on macOS makes it pretty easy to restrict websites that can request access to the camera or microphone with pop-ups.

You may already know how certain sites and apps request your permission to unlock certain features, including notifications, location, camera, microphone, or anything else really. Websites also may sometimes request these permissions too, particularly for microphone or camera access, for example if…

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iPhone Microphone Not Working? Here’s How to Fix & Troubleshoot iPhone Microphone Issues

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Is the microphone on your iPhone not working as intended? Or, does your voice sound muffled during voice calls and video calls? There are several factors that could hamper the performance of your iPhone’s microphone, so let’s take look at how to resolve what can be a frustrating issue.

Although microphone problems are often hardware-related, software issues and changes to the settings on your iPhone can also stop it from working like it normally does. Sometimes, you may have trouble getting your microphone to work with a specific app. Or in some other…

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How to Block Microphone & Camera Access for Websites on iPhone & iPad

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Are you tired of seeing unwanted camera and microphone access pop-ups with certain websites on Safari for iPhone and iPad? Or maybe you just want to manually disable camera access for some websites due to privacy concerns? Fortunately, this is actually pretty easy to do with iOS and iPadOS.

People have become increasingly cautious when it comes to privacy these days, and for good reasons. With multiple privacy breach reports on major internet giants and tech companies, protecting your privacy and personal data should be of utmost importance. Similar to how…

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How to Turn Off Camera & Microphone on Zoom for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc

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Did you recently start using Zoom for making video calls or participating in online meetings? In that case, you might not be familiar with the interface, and even some of the basic tips like toggling off and on the video camera and microphone when on Zoom.

When you’re in an active video call, you may often find yourself wanting to mute your microphone when someone’s trying to talk to you in the background, or perhaps you’re just clearing your throat. Or sometimes, you may want to turn off your camera if you’re busy with something else and not…

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How to Record Screen with External Audio on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to record external audio while you’re screen recording using your iPhone or iPad? This could come handy in multiple instances, like when you’re trying to record music that’s being played in the background or if you’re simply just making a tutorial using your device.

You’re probably aware of the built-in screen recording functionality within iOS, that was first introduced alongside the release of iOS 11 back in 2017. This allows users to record short clips of their screens and share them with other users for various purposes. However, you…

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