Does your webcam work well on Windows 10? Test it in a simple way

With telecommuting a must, the Windows 10 webcam has to be prefect and always ready to go into action. This is an essential tool that everyone has become accustomed to using on a daily basis.

Of course, it should work in the most correct way possible, without fluctuations or problems. To test if everything is correct or there are questions, there is a simple way. It is within Windows 10 and can be used at any time. See how to do this test.


Is the webcam working well?

As we’ve shown several times, Windows 10 has the vast majority of tools that users need. These allow you to evaluate the system and even correct problems that arise for the user.

As the webcam is now essential, there is a simple way to test this element. This ensures that they have no problems at the time of the next videoconference or if they simply want to take a picture using Windows 10.

Windows 10 webcam camera test

Just use the camera app that is present

To carry out this process, they must use an app that has been present in Windows 10 since the beginning. We are talking about the camera app, which you should call with that name when searching for the operating system. Once you find it in the search, open it.

This will immediately turn on the camera and show the user if it is working correctly. What they see on the screen, through the camera app, is the same as what they will see later when using the webcam in a videoconference.

Windows 10 webcam camera test

A simple test on Windows 10

Directly in the camera app interface they can switch between capturing photos or video. This option is on the right side, with the capture button being the selection of the action that will be used.

They can also change the webcam settings, simply and permanently. Open the settings and change what you want to adjust in this element. Click on the gear in the upper right corner and open this area.

Windows 10 webcam camera test

Much more information than you need in Windows 10

Here you can change the resolution of the webcam, with respect to the photos and videos you want to capture. They can also access test definitions and also options less visible to the user. Just explore and test the options present.

It is in this simple way that they can test whether a webcam works correctly in Windows 10. They can detect problems and resolve them before they need the camera in an emergency. Periodically test this element and make sure it works perfectly.


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