After clicking the green plus, if you see a black or camera loading message, there are a few steps to try and resolve.
Recommended Browser Steps
- Update to the latest browser version. Check Chrome by going to chrome://settings/help or the new Edge by going to edge://settings/help
- Try another browser
- Restart your device
PC Microphone Permissions
Flipgrid requires both camera and microphone permissions. If the microphone doesn't work, the camera may not start either. Please check the PC microphone permissions.
- Search (win+S) 'Microphone privacy settings'
- Check 'Microphone access for this device is On/Off'. Change to 'On'
- Then scroll down to 'Allow desktop apps to access your microphone'. Turn 'On'
Update PC Camera
If these steps don't resolve your issue, then you will need to update your device's camera. Follow these steps for PCs and make sure to uninstall and reinstall the camera driver.
Each PC device may also have specific camera settings to review
If you continue having issues, submit a support request with your device information and confirm you already reinstalled the camera driver.