Sunday, 23 February 2014

Camera app Windows 8.1 Lock Screen

If you want to enable access to Camera app on Windows 8.1 Lock Screen, check out following simple steps:

1. Move your mouse cursor to top-right or bottom-right corner of screen to access Charms Bar and click on Settings option.

2. Now click on "Change PC settings" option given at the bottom.

3. It'll open Metro Control Panel or PC Settings page. Click on "Lock Screen" thumbnail present in "Top settings" section. You can also open it by going to "PC & devices -> Lock screen".

4. Now scroll down to bottom and you'll see "Camera" section containing following text information:


An option "Use camera from the lock screen" is given which is set to "Off" by default which means Camera access is restricted on Lock Screen and you can't use it on Lock Screen.

If you want to enable use of Camera on Lock Screen, set the option to "On".

If the option is already set to "On" and if you want to restrict Camera access on Lock Screen, set it to "Off".

5. That's it. Now whenever you are on Lock Screen, swipe down or click and drag the Lock Screen background to bottom and you'll be able to use Camera app.

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