To date, modern laptops have a built-in webcam. It is used for virtual communication, creating snapshots and video. In this article, we'll show you how to include a webcam on your laptop.

Ways to connect

The methods that we will consider must be applied depending on the purpose of your camera.

  1. If you want to chat with friends or familyby Skype, Video chat or make a video call Vkontakte, then the program in this case will turn on your camera. You only need to specify it in the settings. Consider the setting in Skype:
    • Choose any contact from the list.
    • Open the "Data about the quality of the connection" window.
    • Go to the "Webcam" tab.
    • We select your camera and check its operation.
  2. If you want to create a photo or video throughyour webcam needs to use special programs: such as Windows Movie Maker, WebcamMax, etc. It is worth noting that on some branded laptops such programs can be installed by default.
  3. If your laptop does not have a built-in camera or it is not technically sound, you can connect any other camera via the USB port.

Read also the article How to turn on the webcam on a laptop.

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