Webcam Test

Vumu’s Webcam Test, Test webcam online with webcam tester

Test your webcam in three simple steps
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    Give access to your webcam
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    Look in the camera and strike a pose
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    If you see yourself striking a pose you are all set
Your privacy is out top priority
Vumu doesn’t save any of your information from online webcam tests. Everything you see and hear on the screen is saved on the client side and isn't seen or recorded by Vumu.

Create personalized videos with Vumu

You can now create,

edit and share personalized video messages with Vumu in just a few clicks.

To check your,

webcam give access to your camera and start the test.
If you see an image moving on your screen that is being taken by your webcam then it means that your webcam is working fine and it has passed the webcam test.
If your webcam isn’t working then take a look at the troubleshooting section to figure out the issue and it’s solution.
If you have tested your webcam online and you don’t see an image on your screen then this means that there is something wrong with the webcam.

How to unblock your camera on google chrome?

Go to Vumu and test the camera if it isn’t working then it can be because it’s blocked by your browser. If you see a broken camera sign at the end of the browser then it means that your camera is blocked.

To unblock your camera follow these quick steps
1. Click on the three dots on the right side of the browser and click on settings.
Click on the three dots on the right side of the browser and click on settings.
2. Then click on privacy and settings tab
3. Now click on site settings
4. Now allow access to the camera and make sure that Vumu is not in the blocked list.

What to do if, you have failed the camera test?

If your camera isn’t working,

then here are a few things you can try doing.
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    Try using a different browser. If you are using safari you might want to use a different browser
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    Make sure that your webcam is connected properly to your usb port. Everytime webcam is connected a pop up or sounds come which shows that the webcam is connected.
  • 3
    Check if the On/ Off switch is turned on
  • 4
    Install the latest web driver for your webcam

Can network firework, Can network firewalls block your camera?

Yes, if your system has firewalls

then it might block your webcam.
Some companies and corporations use firewalls on their devices. If that’s the case then you should contact your IT department and check with them to see if the firewall is blocking the access.

What to do , if there is a driver connection problem?

In case you are facing problems,

with your driver's connection then what you can do is re-install the browser.
This will ensure that all the browser settings and data will be cleared.

After you have reinstalled the browser, try conducting the webcam test again.

Is there something wrong, with my webcam?

If you have failed the webcam test then this can be because,

there is something wrong with your webcam. Here are some of the things that can be wrong with your webcam.
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    If the cable of your webcam is not inserted in the usb port properly then the camera doesn't check. Trying plugging in the camera again. Every time the webcam is plugged in sound and a pop up appears.
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    Your webcam might not work if the cable of your webcam is broken. Look at the wire and if that’s the case then you might have to get a new webcam or have to get the wire repaired.
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    There might be a case where the webcam is working fine but it is disabled in settings due to which it is not working. Just go to your settings and make sure it’s working.
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    If another application is using the camera then it might not work for other applications. Make sure that no other application is open and using the camera.

What to do, if my webcam still doesn't work?

The first thing,

you need to figure out
is if there is a problem with the camera or with your computer. In order to do that, attach your web camera with different computers to see if it’s working and then use different webcams on your computer. 

If the webcam is working on other computers this means that the problem is with the computer. If your webcam is faulty get in touch with the support team of the company. You can get your webcam repaired, changed or can buy a new webcam. 

In case your webcam is working on another computer this means that there is something wrong with the software. You can call a technician to take a look at it and see what the problem is.

How to test a webcam?

With Vumu you can easily do a camera test. Here’s how you can test your webcam online and check if it works

1. Allow Access

The first thing you need to do for an online webcam test is to give permission to the browser to access your webcam. To do this click on “Allow Access” at the bottom of the screen.
Once you have given access you’ll notice a pop up appear on the left corner of the screen. Now click on allow to allow access.
Next give permwission to google chrome to access your camera. Click on “ok” to proceed.

Run test

With Vumu you can easily do a camera test. Here’s how you can test your webcam online and check if it works

1. Allow Access

The first thing you need to do for an online webcam test is to give permission to the browser to access your webcam. To do this click on “Allow Access” at the bottom of the screen.
Once you have given access you’ll notice a pop up appear on the left corner of the screen. Now click on allow to allow access.
Next give permwission to google chrome to access your camera. Click on “ok” to proceed.

What is a Vumu Webcam Tester?

Vumu camera tester is an online browser based application that helps you test your webcam and functionality. The good thing about Vumu is that it does not require you to download any third party software. All you have to do is go to the website and start testing your webcam in just a few clicks and the best thing is that it would not cost you a single penny.
Vumu camera tester is an online browser based application that helps you test your webcam and functionality. The good thing about Vumu is that it does not require you to download any third party software. All you have to do is go to the website and start testing your webcam in just a few clicks and the best thing is that it would not cost you a single penny.

How do I get Access permissions to test my webcam?

1. Mozilla Firefox

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    Open Mozilla firefox
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    Go to your desired website
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    At the end of the address bar a pop up will appear asking if you want to give permission to your camera.
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    Your default camera and microphone is selected
  • 5
    You can change the default camera and microphone
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    You can change the default camera and microphone
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    Lastly select allow to give the browser permission
Here’s another way to give access your camera
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    Click on the menu button and go to preferences
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    Now click on privacy and security
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    Now go preferences section
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    Click on settings for camera
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    Select allows in front of the website that you want to give permission to
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    Click save to make changes

2. Microsoft Edge

To give access to the camera click on the broken camera at the end of the access bar. From there click on allow.
Here’s how you can give a website access to your camera
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    Open your microsoft edge browser
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    Now click on lock on the address bar
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    Now click on site permissions
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    Next go to camera and microphone and allow access to both
Keep in mind that only those websites can access your camera that you have given permission to. To control the access to camera on microsoft edge follow these steps
  • 1
    Open Microsoft edge
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    Go to settings by clicking on the three dots on the top right
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    Now go the site permissions and the click on camera
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    From the drop down menu select the device
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    Toggle on “ask before accessing”
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    Under block and allow sections click on trash to set the default settings

3. Opera

When you open your browser you will see a camera icon on the address bar. Click on the and then click on x to unblock the camera.
You can also unblock the camera by going through the following steps
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    Go the settings
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    Now click on advance
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    Next select privacy and security
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    Then click on site settings
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    Click on camera
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    You can now turn it off or on

Why should I test my camera?

There are plenty of reasons for which you might want to test your video camera. Some of the reasons because of which you might want to test your camera are following
You can check your camera if you bought a new one and see if it works
When you are unsure about the features that your web camera has and want to find more about them.
In case you have more than one camera and you want to see which one works better.
If you are unsure that if your webcam has inbuilt microphone or not you can check it with Vumu
Low frames per second can create lags. With vumu you can find out FPS for your webcam
You can check the amount of colors there are in a picture. The more the colors the better the resolution.
Check the quality of the video. If your camera has better resolution then better results will show.
It allows you to compare various cameras with each other and see which one is better than the other.

Webcam Test best practices

Here’s a list of things you need to do get the best results from your webcam
Place your camera at angle where you are in the center of the frame
When you are talking on a webcam talk as if you are talking to a person in real life. Always maintain eye contact and always look in the camera.
Before starting a video chat, always check webcam and mic to make sure everything is working fine.
Make sure that the place where you are making a video has good lighting. Good lighting improves the quality of the video.

Is Online WebCam testing safe?

Yes, Vumu web camera test is completely safe. You need to worry about your privacy being breached. Here’s why
All the operations that take place are on the browser. All the data that is stored is stored on your device.
There is no technician information stored as long as the user doesn’t leave a review.
If the user does not leave a review all the technical information stored is destroyed once the user closes the page
Vumu does not record and store any picture or video taken by the user.