How to Disable Camera and Microphone Access in Safari Mac?

Learn how to block and disable camera and microphone access permissions in the safari browser for mac computers. The safari browser will disallow any website that seeks permissions to either camera or microphone.

Data Privacy is turning out to be a joke with each passing year as more and more information is coming out of closets regarding the weak safety of user data and internet privacy. The browser is one such tool that can give your Camera & Microphone access to a website which can lead to great data leakage.

Any rogue websites with the intent to harness user info can take advantage of this feature to collect your Audio-Visual Info. So it is better to disable the feature until and unless it is very much important or you trust the site for the same.

How to Block Camera Access in Safari Computer?

Here are the steps to block the camera access permissions in safari computer:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on a mac computer.
  2. Select Safari from the menubar options.
  3. Choose Preferences… option under the Safari menu.
  4. Switch to the Websites tab within the Preferences popup window.
  5. Choose the Camera in the sidebar.
  6. At the bottom from the drop-down — When visiting other websites select Deny.

Disable and Block Camera Access to Safari Browser in Computer Mac

This will block the camera access for all the websites and will not be able to request permission.

How to Disable Microphone Permissions in Safari Mac?

Here are the steps to block the microphone access permissions in safari mac computer:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on a mac computer.
  2. Select Safari from the menubar options.
  3. Choose Preferences… option under the Safari menu.
  4. Switch to the Websites tab within the Preferences popup window.
  5. Choose the Microphone in the sidebar.
  6. At the bottom from the drop-down — When visiting other websites select Deny.

Disable and Block Microphone for Safari in Mac

This will block the microphone access for all websites. They will not be able to request permission to allow microphone access.

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