How To Give Gotomeeting Access To Camera

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Enabling your camera for GoToMeeting is a straightforward procedure that enables you to conduct smooth video conferences and virtual meetings. As a regular GoToMeeting user for both professional and personal reasons, I recognize the significance of a dependable camera connection. In this article, I will walk you through the easy-to-follow steps to grant GoToMeeting access to your camera, ensuring your meetings are productive and engaging.

Step 1: Checking Camera Compatibility

Before diving into the configuration settings, it’s important to ensure that your camera is compatible with GoToMeeting. Most modern webcams are compatible, but it’s always a good idea to check the system requirements on the GoToMeeting website to confirm.

Step 2: Granting Camera Access on Your Device

To give GoToMeeting access to your camera, you’ll need to grant permission on your device. The process may vary slightly depending on whether you’re using a Windows PC, Mac, or mobile device. Here’s how to do it:

Windows PC:

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to the Settings app.
  2. Click on “Privacy” and select “Camera” in the left-hand menu.
  3. Toggle the switch to “On” under the “Allow apps to access your camera” section.
  4. Scroll down to the “Choose which Microsoft Store apps can access your camera” section and make sure “GoToMeeting” is switched to “On” if it’s listed there.


  1. Click on the Apple menu and select “System Preferences.”
  2. Click on “Security & Privacy” and select the “Privacy” tab.
  3. Scroll down in the left-hand menu and click on “Camera.”
  4. Make sure the checkbox next to “GoToMeeting” is checked.

Mobile Devices (iOS and Android):

To grant camera access on your mobile device, follow these general steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your device.
  2. Look for the “Apps” or “Applications” section.
  3. Select “GoToMeeting” from the list of installed apps.
  4. Toggle the switch to allow camera access.

Step 3: Testing Your Camera in GoToMeeting

After granting camera access to GoToMeeting, it’s a good idea to test it before your next meeting. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Launch the GoToMeeting desktop app or web app.
  2. Start a new meeting or join an existing meeting.
  3. Once in the meeting, locate the camera settings or preferences.
  4. Select your camera from the available options.

Once you’ve selected your camera, you should see a preview of the video feed. If everything looks good, you’re all set to have clear and uninterrupted video conferences with GoToMeeting!


Giving GoToMeeting access to your camera is a crucial step in having successful online meetings. By following the steps outlined in this article, you’ll ensure that your camera is properly configured and ready to go. Remember, a reliable camera connection can greatly enhance your communication and collaboration experience during GoToMeeting sessions. Happy conferencing!