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If you use for video calls, or need help on chat, visit the classic Hangouts Help Center.

Change your computer's camera, microphone, or speakers

On a computer, you can choose an alternative camera, microphone or speaker if your built-in devices don’t work or if you prefer a different option.

  1. In a web browser, open
  2. Click Settings Settings and select General.
  3. Choose the setting you want to change and click Done.

Under Video, select your camera device.

If your camera is working, to the right of Video, you’ll see your video feed.


Under Microphone, select your microphone device.


Under Speakers, select your speakers.

To test your speakers, click Test.

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