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 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 webcam 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.