Top 2 Ways to Fix Lenovo Camera Not Working in Windows 10

Sep. 18, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows 10

How to fix Lenovo camera not working in Windows 10? Recently, numerous Lenovo users encounter the camera problem after Windows 10 update. If your Lenovo camera also fails to work, here are top 2 ways you could follow to resolve the Lenovo laptop or deaktop camera not working issue, also applied to Creators Update, Fall Creators Update 1709 and Windows 10 April 2018 Update Version 1803.

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1. Turn Off Privacy Mode to Fix Lenovo Camera Not Working in Windows 10

When you attempt to use the camera on your Lenovo computer, but only notice an image with a grey background and a white camera with a cross through it. There’s a possibility that your Lenovo camera is disabled. You need to enable it to solve your Lenovo camera not working in Windows 10 problem. Here’s exactly what you need to do.

Step 1. Open the Start Menu, and type Lenovo in the search box

Step 2. Click Lenovo Settings

Step 3. Click Camera to open the settings for your Lenovo camera

Step 4. Scroll to the bottom of the settings page. If you see the Privacy Mode is on, change Turn Privacy Mode On to Off



2. Repair or Update the Camera Driver

The corrupted or outdated camera driver could also lead to the Lenovo camera not working issue in Windows 10, such as Lenovo Easy camera not working. The easiest solution is to repair or update the camera driver with a reliable driver update utility tool like Driver Talent, well-known as the safest and fastest way to update drivers, which could detect your faulty camera driver in seconds and then automatically repair or update it within a few minutes.

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You can refer to the following 3 easy steps to use Driver Talent to download and update the camera driver (i.e. Lenovo IdeaPad 320 camera driver) to fix the Lenovo camera not working in Windows 10.

Step 1. Scan Your PC

Start Driver Talent. Click “Scan” to start the scanning process. Once the scan is completed, all the outdated, corrupt, broken or missing drivers will be listed.

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Step 2. Download and Update Camera Driver

You could one-click “Repair” to fix the detected faulty camera driver. You’re also able to click “Update” to update your drivers to the latest version. But don’t update what ain’t broken for stability purpose.

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Step 3. Reboot Your PC

Reboot your PC to allow the camera driver update to take effect.

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