Applies to: Sophos Home Premium (Windows and Mac)
Webcam protection (available on Windows and Mac) is a Sophos Home feature that alerts you for unwanted use of your webcam. This feature is enabled by default.
Mic protection (available on Mac only) is a Sophos Home feature that alerts you for unwanted use of your microphone. This feature is enabled by default.
This article demonstrates how to disable the webcam/microphone protection for instances when you do not want to receive alerts when your webcam is accessed by a trusted application.
- Sign in to your Sophos Home dashboard
- Click the computer where you need to disable the protection.
- Go to the Privacy tab.
4. Switch off the toggle under Webcam Protection or Mic Protection as desired.
Please note that Mic protection will not be present for Windows Computers.