Using the Camera and Microphone Protection feature of your Antivirus for Mac

  • Solution ID:1120599
  • Last Updated:Sep. 27, 2019 12:35 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus for Mac - 2018;Antivirus+ Security - 2020, Antivirus+ Security - 2019;
  • How to Use Camera and Microphone Protection of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac

The Camera & Microphone Protection feature of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac notifies you if there is an application that will try to access your camera or your microphone, so your privacy is always protected.

To enable/disable the Camera & Microphone Protection feature, do the following:

  1. Open the main console of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac by doing either of the following:
    • Click on the Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac icon on the Menu bar, located in the upper right-hand section of your screen, near the sound controls and system clock.

      Open Trend Micro Antivirus

    • Trend Micro Antivirus icon will also launch from the dock.

      Trend Micro Antivirus Icon

  2. Click the lock icon in the Overview page to make changes.

    Lock Icon

  3. Toggle the switch to ON/OFF to enable/disable Camera & Microphone Protection.

    Toggle Switch

To control which apps are allowed to use the camera and the microphone of your Mac,
refer to these Apple Knowledge Base articles: