How to Disable Webcam in Windows 10

In this post, we’ll see how to disable webcam entirely in Windows 10. Let’s get started.


  1. Open Run Command Box. In it, type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) and then press the “Enter” key. It’ll open Device Manager.
  2. Double-click on the “Cameras” or “Imaging devices” entry.
  3. Now, you can see an entry with the “camera” or “webcam.” Right-click on it.
  4. Hit the “Disable device” or “Disable” option.
  5. In the popup, hit “Yes.”

That’s it. All done.

Note: If you want to enable webcam in the future, follow the above steps (1-3), and you can see the “Enable device” or “Enable” option. Hit it, and that’s it.

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