Macbook is a working station for Apple and it is designed for professionals who is in a need of powerful and flexible machine. As well as many processing cores like video editing apps, 3d programs, image editing etc.. Macbook pro consists of a camera at top of the display and which is in green indicator when the camera is activated. Everything is working good but unfortunately, camera may not work properly even green indicator is on. While using any app like Skype or FaceTime, Zoom then it shows camera not working or connected. In those situations don’t hurry or frustrate there are few solutions to fix those issues.
How to fix MacBook Pro Camera Not Working No Green Light
Below is the troubleshooting guide for macbook pro camera not working or no green light when macbook camera is turned on issue.
Restart Your Macbook
Due to some unwanted or temporary corruptions on Macbook pro then you cannot use your in built camera. So, these can be solved by restarting your macbook. Again after restarting still macbook camera is not working then try next method or solution.
Stop all Process that Using Camera
There are some processors that use macbook pro camera and it will not allow to use any it on other program then you need to close all the processors that using the camera in order to fix the issue.
Step 1: First, click on Launch pad and tap on Terminal.
Step 2: In that terminal, type sudo kill all Vdc assistant and Hit on Enter.
Step 3: Then Type your password that you have used to login on macbook and press enter.
Step 4: Wait until the system closes all processors and check your are now able to use your camera.
Step 5: Most of the cases it may solve the issuse.
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Reset SMC on MacBook
SMC stands for system management controller and it handles some hardware function which may include the camera related issue. You can fix these by resetting camera by SMC.
Step 1: First, you need to shut down your Mac by navigating to Apple menu -> preferences -> Shutdown.
Step 2: Press and hold Shift + Control + Option button on your mac and press power button and release holding these keys.
Step 3: Press and hold these buttons for 10 seconds.
Step 4: Now, press the power button and wait for your macbook to restart and once your mac restarts your smc reset will be successful.