Video Coaching: Enabling video and microphone in browser

To capture audio and video for Video Coaching purposes requires access to the user's microphone and webcam.  

On most browsers, the first time you visit a site that requires video and microphone access a notification will pop up allowing you to allow or block the permission. To manually set permissions, follow the steps below.


Note: If unable to access your browser's settings, please contact your IT administrator. 


  1. Open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
  4. Click Camera or Microphone.
    • Turn on or off Ask before accessing.
    • Review your blocked and allowed sites.
    • To remove an existing exception or permission: To the right of the site, click Delete Delete .
    • To allow a site that you already blocked: Under "Blocked," select the site's name and change the camera or microphone permission to "Allow."


  1. In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click Firefox and select Preferences.
  2. Click Privacy & Security from the left menu.
  3. Scroll down to the Permissions section.
  4. Click the Settings… button for the Camera/Microphone option.
    Firefox displays the websites with saved Allow or Block permission.
  5. Use the Allow/Block selector to change permission for the website. You can remove the site by selecting it from the list and clicking the Remove Website.
  6. Select the Block new requests asking to access your camera checkbox if you do not want to give any other sites access to your camera.
  7. Click the Save Changes button.


  1. Open Safari Preferences.  
  2. Navigate to Websites.
  3. Go to Camera and Microphone tabs.
  4. Change access to Allow.
  5. Restart Safari. 

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Select the lock icon located near the right side of your search bar.
  2. Select the drop-down menu next to camera and microphone.
  3. Change the camera and microphone access to Allow. 
  4. Refresh the browser tab (CTRL + R).



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