Are you gettings an “Error with Camera” Error on Omegle?
Here’s the 2nd version of the error “Error with the camera: Requested device not found”.
Omegle is an online chatting website and its more popular in 2022.
This “Omegle error with a camera” is happening because of external sources.
Error with camera: could not start video source is not Omegle Error but it happened because of google policy change, another program using the camera in the background.
Also if your browser is not up to date you will face this type of error.
In this guide, you will learn why your Omegle shows an “error with camera: requested device not found” error and how to fix it.
How to fix an error with camera: could not start video source on Omegle
This “Omegle error with camera device not found” is shown on Omegle when your browser is not up to date or your cookies are corrupted then you will face this type of error.
To fix “Omegle says error with a camera” first you need to update the browser that you’re using.
Next, Go to browser settings and clear the cache and cookies of the browser.
Alternatively, you can also fix the “error with a camera: could not start audio source” by updating your device camera driver.
Here’s the step-by-step method to fix the “error with camera: could not start video source” on Omegle.
- Clean the browser’s cookies and cache
- Temporarily disable the Antivirus
- Update your camera drivers
- Close other programs using the camera
- Update your browser or switch to another web browser
1. Clean the browser’s cookies and cache
The first solution is simple you need to clean the browser’s cookies and cache.
To do so, Go to “Settings” click on the three icons at the top of the browser, and then search for clear data.
Alternatively, you can go directly there by clicking “ctrl+h” in the keybord.
After you click on “clear browsing data” a new window will open with you where you will be seeing Browsing history, Download history, passwords, other sign-in-data,etc…
In this window only select “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files” and then click on Clear data.
2. Temporarily disable the Antivirus
Sometimes Antivirus is not allowed external software to use cameras.
Temporarily, disabling the Antivirus software can solve your problem.
To Disable the software go window settings Search for Real-time protection and the “error with camera: could not start video source Omegle” will be fixed.
Disable both the “Real-time protection” and “Cloud-delivered protection”.
3. Update your camera drivers
Sometimes Omegle says error with camera because the Camera Driver is not up to date.
To update the driver go to Device Manager by searching in the search bar and then right-click on cameras and update the driver.
Alternatively, you can also download the camera driver by going to the official website and downloading it manually.
4. Close other programs using the camera
The camera is also not working when it’s open with any other software because it’s already in use.
To check it open Task Manager and close any other programs that accept Omegle.
Type “ctrl+shift+esc” on your keyboard to open the Task Manger.
5. Update your browser or switch to another web browser
If your browser is out of date you will be facing an “error with a camera could not start video source” on Omegle.
To update, the browser click on three icon in the top of the browser and go to settings.
Next Scroll to the bottom and click on the “About chrome” where it will be redirect you to a new window where the chrome will be updated automatically.
Alternatively, you can also switch to any other browser if the current browser is not working with you.
Why does my Omegle say Error with a camera?
Omegle says Camera error because your device does not allow the camera to access by the Omegle platform.
This error is also shown when the browser is out of date or the cookies are carpeted.
The “camera not found error on Omegle” is shown on Omegle when your camera is not working on the Omegle platform.
To fix the camera error update your camera driver and also enable the camera for the website.