Online Webcam is a tool that turns on your webcam. To get started, all you have to do is allow access at the prompt on your browser window.


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Check yourself out

Have you ever been talking with someone only to realize later that you had something in your teeth or your hair or makeup was messed up? It can be an embarassing situation. Luckily, if you have a computer with a webcam (if you're using this tool, we hope you do!), you can simply turn on your webcam stream and see yourself before meeting with anyone.

Test if your webcam works

If you have difficulty enabling your webcam on popular video chatting services, it might be a good idea to check whether your webcam is faulty or the video chatting application has a bug. In order to see if your webcam works, you can use this site.


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How to turn your webcam on

Understanding how to turn your webcam on can be challenging. For most people, it's not obvious how to simply turn the camera on and see yourself. Most people have to use a tool that was built for another purpose, like Skype, Photobooth, or something similar, to see themselves. Using a tool that wasn't built for simply displaying a webcam stream is inefficient and wastes time. Luckily, can help you cut through the steps and get your camera on in no time.

Steps to turn your webcam on:

  1. Allow access at the top of your window when prompted and your webcam will automatically be turned on. If you accidentally did not allow the webcam access, then you'll have to reload the page.


How can the webcam turn on without drivers or native software? uses a new web technology call WebRTC. It allows your internet browser to access your webcam even if you don't have any other software, like Facetime, installed. The great thing about WebRTC is that you don't need to download and install any software!

Does the video get sent anywhere?

Absolutely not. The webcam stream is turned on and displayed only locally. Your privacy is very important to us.

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