How to use the webcam on a computer
You can operate the camera on your computer that is running the Windows 10 operating system , by following a number of steps, as follows:
Clicking the “Start” button on the lower left of the screen, and it may be referred to as the “Windows” button.
Choose the (Settings) option from the options shown. Clicking on the (Privacy) option shown in the menu on the screen.
Click on the (Camera) button that is visible in the column on the left side of the screen. Allow device applications to use the camera on the computer, by activating the option (Let Apps Use my Camera) , and activating the camera on all applications.
How to take a picture or record a video with the camera
A user who owns a computer that has a camera can take a picture or record a video through it, by following a number of steps, as follows:
Open the camera application on the device, which can be done by clicking on the camera icon in the (Start) menu .
Clicking the (Photo) button to take a picture, or clicking the (Video) button to start recording a video via the camera, and then clicking the same button again to stop recording, and it is worth noting that the photos and videos that are photographed are stored in the default folder for pictures on the computer, This is the (Pictures) folder .
Click on the arrow on the left side of the screen to view the video or the captured image.
What is a computer camera
It is what is known as (Webcam), which is a camera that is connected to a computer through a (USB) port, or it is already present in some types of computers such as a laptop. The computer camera depends on storing it on the computer on which it is located, as it does not have its own separate storage unit.