Can’t Access Camera on Safari

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On some occasions when using Safari on iOS or MacOS, you may find that you see an error saying that a camera cannot be found.

This is a permissions issue and can easily be addressed by doing the following:

  • In your browsers main menu click Safari then Preferences.
  • Under the General menu on the left, find and click on camera.
  • In the Currently Open Websites section find and change the drop-down to the right from Ask to Allow.
  • Close the settings box and retry your camera. You may need to refresh your page to try again.
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