How to know which app is using your webcam to spy on you

Covering your webcam with a sticker or tape is a good security policy, but if you want to know if malicious applications can access your webcam on your Windows or Mac computer, you can use the tools below to investigate.

Find out which app is using the webcam in Windows

First, we find the ID of the physical device on your webcam. Then we use the free software Process researcher to search for applications that are currently using all devices.

1. Open Device Manager by searching for it on the Start menu.

open device management

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