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Prevent enabling lock screen camera


Disables the lock screen camera toggle switch in PC Settings and prevents a camera from being invoked on the lock screen.

By default, users can enable invocation of an available camera on the lock screen.

If you enable this setting, users will no longer be able to enable or disable lock screen camera access in PC Settings, and the camera cannot be invoked on the

lock screen.

Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1

GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

In PowerShell we can use Get-GPRegistryValue cmled to identify the registry key(s) associated with:

More information about Get-GPRegistryValue can be found on this link:


For Enabled we get:

For Disabled we get: