Facebook Live Unable To Find Camera? Try This

Earlier today, I decided to try a Facebook Live OBS trick to stream a video on my laptop to Facebook. Unfortunately, whenever I try to go live on Facebook from

the computer, it keeps telling me that Facebook is unable to find camera despite the fact that the inbuilt webcam of the laptop is working fine. I tried my

external logitech webcam too, same story.

After googling what might be the cause, I stumbled on a trick which fixed the problem.  Hence, I’ve decided to share it with you, hopefully it might be useful to

you too.  All I did was to set the default camera in chrome settings.


Navigate to “Settings”

google chrome browser settings

Scroll down and click ” Show advanced settings”
Go to “Privacy” and click on “Content Settings”
Scroll to Camera and select the camera you are using from the drop down. Also ensure you select the “ask when as it requires access to your camera”

obs and facebook live

Click “done”

Re-try the Facebook Live and everything should be fine now.

I hope it works

Spread the love :

See also :   Facebook Social Plugins:Free Traffic Tools For Bloggers

Written by jidetheblogger

Pro Nigerian Blogger, Digital Marketer and Web designer. I help business owners to grow their businesses online. You can join my Facebook Group here.

Leave a Reply

We're glad you have chosen to leave a comment. Please keep in mind that comments are moderated according to our comment policy. Your email address is required but will not be published. No keyword stuffing in the name field and commenting from blah blah blah makes no sense. Thank You.

  • Right Now, You Can Get .com.ng Domain Name For ₦499Learn More
  • You can now convert airtime to cash in NigeriaLearn More
  • Forum Alert
    You Can Now Post Questions and Tutorials at Our Forum.Learn More

Google Site Status Tool Lets You See Whether A Website Is Currently Safe To Visit

DealDey Nigeria Job Vacancy for Software Developer