how to turn on/ disable iSight camera on Mac OS X

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

iSight camera is very important features in all Mac devices, iSight camera works beautifully for instant video call on FaceTime, Skype, Facebook, Google Talk and Many online chat apps. So, Users always trying to keep safe by disable iSight camera on Mac from unauthorized access.

With No more operation, just tricky way gives here for disable iSight camera through script on OS X EI Capitan, Mavericks, Yosemite and Older version.

Officially apple doesn’t give option like change iSight camera settings.

Enable/ disable iSight camera on Mac OS X: iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

disable iSight camera on Mac OS X Yosemite, EI CapitanNote: unfortunately OS X EI Capitan (10.10) users can’t disable iSight camera due to security increased on disable iSight camera driver. No longer work on captain but do on earlier version OS X Yosemite to OS X Lion -10.4.

here you can install iSight script in two different ways, Copy script file under library folder and the second option is install iSight disabler setup on Mac.

iSight Disabler by MacUpdate is hassle free process to turn off/ Disable in single click once you complete setup. iSight Disabler for Mac from MacUpdate

Download .dmg file on Mac and install it. Accept installation from dialog for third party security. iSight Disabler for Mac

Launch App from dock or Spotlight search. Click on Enable it.

For Remove app: Right click on icon and Move to trash.

Turn off iSight camera: Remove iSight camera disabler from script

Download zip file on your system, unzip and copy iSight Disabler applescript file.

Next, Go to the /Users/You/Library/Scripts/. and past it. Script file and detailed installation guide given at here

Turn on iSight camera for this case: Go to the above folder path and remove file.

if you are trying iSight camera after long duration, Test with other best third party iSight camera for Mac. For check iSight camera from take Photo and Video.

More help for turn on or disable iSight camera on Mac OS X Yosemite, Maverick (Make Sure EI capitan not supported). Stay connected with us on comment section for more help on that.

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