updating drivers and bios with Lenovo Vantage, checking that the Windows 10 camera privacy settings don't prevent access, checking bios. Skype works a whole lot better when it is! Try it. You saved me an embarrassing trip to the store! Everything is working great except the webcam. Any help would be appreciated!! gerardo Musano says: … I NEVER knew that was there. This was exactly my problem...the privacy screen had slid over. This subreddit is community driven and not affiliated with Lenovo. 117. I tried getting new drivers for it  and checked all my settings and it still doesn't work. Webcam shows grainy black screen with orange semi-circle towards the bottom of the screen. I have a Lenovo Yoga 710 and find the camera does not work. The webcam video simply displays black. I found a camera button under Quick Settings on the Dashboard. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Lenovo Vantage App >My Settings >Display and Camera> Camera Data Protection Mode> off . To uninstall the software click on the Windows button on your keyboard, type ‘programs and features’ when you see it appear in the list – click on it. "Literally just pinch your fingers (one side on the LCD/ Camera area and the other on the back of the case) all around the camera area about 1-2 inches away, until the blinking stops. Enable Lenovo Webcam. Unfortunately it is out of warranty, but a quick fix was to connect my portable Logitech camera used on by desktop into a USB port and problem solved. Boy am I glad to have searched this on reddit. I didn't see any settings related to camera, messing with Camera settings in Lenovo Vantage app. Please review our Guidelines before posting. 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Was the webcam really poor quality for you too? Reply. View Entire Discussion (10 Comments) More posts from the Lenovo community. Hi, just got a Lenovo Yoga C740. Warranty just ended! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. I was about to install a driver because NOTHING was working!) messing with Camera settings in Lenovo Vantage app. 45 comments. Yoga Lenovo Laptop internal camera not working My computers built-in camera is not working. u/gringo_jimberto Hello! Moving into better lit room does not make a difference. Privacy Policy | hide. OMGosh, the toggle switch above the camera light is incredibly small to see. Now I kind of feel like a dummy...LOL! Privacy settings and webcam cover are off, drivers are updated. Right-click and select Uninstall. Update: I'm retarded there is a fucking tiny shutter piece that moves over the lense. This website uses cookies. whenever I open the camera app or try to skype a friend, the light comes on but the screen is just grey with a crossed out camera in the center. I uninstalled the device thinking I could find it to reinstall and now I cannot find the app to operate the camera. 153. But that's referring to the software. Ugg. That sliding cover is so small that I had no idea it existed. 16 comments. Thanks, SSARAA!! This thread is locked. The one I bought was an open box an apparently the people who had opened it had moved the shutter. Neither worked. In terms of Lenovo camera, there is especially a keyboard activating key … I tried other camera apps such as Skype and an online webcam tester. Posted by 3 days ago. Instead of Lenovo vantage app scanning your device for automatic updates, you can uninstall the camera drivers in device manager then download the camera driver from our Lenovo support website to manually install. My technician said the problem was simple, the camera was not connected to the motherboard and I should return it for replacement. Posted by 4 days ago. report. share. It's so tiny. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/4z4AAOSwBetdvMxm/s-l1600.jpg. I'm a happy camper now. I wasted like 2 hours troubleshooting this last night! Press firmly but gently (I know its an oxymoron). I could barely feel it with my finger nail and WOW...... camera is now on and working fine. I didn't see any settings related to camera. I tried installing updated driver to no avail. 117. A yellow exclamation mark indicates the camera driver is not installed properly or is out of date. If there is no imaging device, then no camera modem is configured or there may be a camera hardware failure. I have been trying to figure out why my camera wasn't working all morning! save. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I'm sure the issue is the hardware itself. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. I also tried rolling back to the previous driver. Device name Device name in the Device Manager ----- ----- Integrated Camera Integrated Camera It turned on WITHOUT any issues. Thanks, but my Vantage is different. Then right-click Imaging devices and select Scan for hardware change.