Fix a webcam that shows a black screen in Yahoo Messenger
Seeing a black screen where your webcam image should be? These 3 steps can help you fix it:
- Make sure the webcam lens is unobstructed, adjust the lighting if necessary, and then try accessing your webcam again.
- Check if your webcam is connected properly and can function independently. Use your webcam separately from Yahoo Messenger, making sure to use the software that came with the camera.
- The wrong device may be selected in Yahoo Messenger. Make sure Yahoo Messenger recognizes your webcam.
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