How to Enable Windows 11 Hidden Camera Privacy Indicator?

Most modern Windows laptops and desktops with a built-in webcam have special LED indicators that let you know the camera is on and watching you. However, some devices do not have such LEDs. To improve privacy on such computers, Microsoft created a system-wide notification that appears when the camera is turned on or off. If the LED in your laptop has stopped working or you want an additional warning, you can activate the Windows 11 hidden camera privacy indicator. In this risewindows article, we will try to teach you how to enable Windows 11 built-in camera privacy warning.

To notify users that the camera system is on, most modern Windows laptops and desktops are equipped with a web camera, which also has a special LED indicator. However, some devices are not equipped with such an LED. To increase privacy on the computer, Microsoft has created system-wide notifications that appear when the camera is turned on or off.

How to Enable Camera Privacy Notifications in Windows 11?

To turn on Camera privacy notifications on Windows 11, perform these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Now, when the Registry Editor opens, copy and paste the following path into the address bar, and press the Enter key on the keyboard:-

Step 3. Then, on the right sidebar, double-click on the NoPhysicalCameraLED REG_DWORD and set its “Value data” to 1.

Step 4. After that, click the OK button.

Step 5. Lastly, reboot your PC to apply the changes.

If you want to disable Windows 11’s camera privacy notification, repeat the above steps, and in step 3 above, change the “Value data” from 1 to 0.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be informative to you.

Good luck & keep reading, guys…!!!

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