Streamlabs OBS - Webcam Not Working!

The Most Common Reasons your Webcam would not be working as expected!

  • Outdated Webcam Drivers (Please try re-installing any drivers/software used by your webcam)

  • Per-Existing Source (Make sure the webcam is not active anywhere else on your system)

    • Remove duplicate sources of the webcam from the current scene.

    • Remove other sources of the webcam from any other scenes.

    • Close any other software that may have the webcam enabled.

  • Incorrect Settings (When using custom resolution settings, make sure your device support them)

  • Windows Privacy Settings (Ensure "All apps to access your camera" is enabled in: Windows -> Settings -> Privacy -> Camera)


At this point you should be able to enable your webcam in Streamlabs OBS (SLOBS) by adding a video device as a new source. If you need to add the same webcam in another scene, make sure to choose the existing device when adding the video capture source into the scene.



Using Two or More Logitech c920 Webcams - Guide from Logitech


Some Example Settings for a few popular webcams:

  • Example for the Logitech c920


  • Example for the Logitech c922


  • Example for the Logitech BRIO



Changing Windows 10 Privacy Settings


Some Antivirus software will block your webcam from being used in Streamlabs OBS (SLOBS)

  • This is an example of how to fix this issue in KasperSky Anti-Virus.

    • Open Your Security Settings

    • Go to Protection

    • Disable the block in the webcam protect settings


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