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  1. System Preferences > Security & Privacy doesn’t show camera.

    User account, so Terminal sudo commands are unavailable.

    Too obstinate to reboot.

    Safari is my primary browser so Safari > Preferences > Websites > Camera, Deny all to Currently Open Websites, including “When visiting other websites:” at the bottom.

    Camera works! Changed “When visiting other websites:” to Ask and I try to move forward. So far, so good.

  2. It seems many people are having issues with the built-in camera on MacBook Pros. Mine is 2016, I hardly ever used it but it worked fine when I needed it…then one day it didn’t. I’ve tried everything. Apple needs to do something about this.

  3. I Have a Macbook Pro 2015. as soon as I updated to Catalina the camera stopped working I have to reset SMC every time. I have tried everything on the list and no luck.. Including reinstalling the OS. I is a real problem when you have to do a lot of Zoom work. Any help would be very useful. I tried to get in touch with Mac but they did not reply.

    1. Did you ever figure it out? I am having the same issue and have a lot of Zoom calls for work. I’ve tried everything you listed too.

  4. Hi!

    I was wondering if you could help me out. Whenever I open any app that needs a camera it shows “There is no connected camera”. I tried rebooting, resetting the SMC, and your tip using Terminal but what appears is “No matching processes were found”.

    Hopefully, you would be able to send me more tips to be able to fix my camera issue. I would really appreciate them. Thanks!

    1. Same issue. I have a macbook pro from 2017 and the camera has just vanished for no apparent reason. I tried all the fixes other than reinstalling my OS. Hopefully Apple will fix this soon…

      1. I have a 2016 macbook and same my camera just stopped working out of nowhere. I tried the fixes and my camera still doesn’t work. At this point i’m just hoping it starts working out of nowhere.

    2. Same issue. I have a 2015 macbook pro and likewise my camera just stopped working out of nowhere. I tried the fixes and my camera still doesn’t work.

      Hopefully apple fixes it soon!

      1. I am having the same problem… I tried everything and my problem seems to fall in your number #7 issue. But my camera is NOT DETECTED…
        Hope someone can help me.

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