How do I use my USB-connected microphone or camera in TakeLessons Classroom?

If you’re on a PC or Mac and using an external webcam or microphone connected through USB, you'll need to make sure to select the right devices in TakeLessons Classroom.

  1. Plug in your external webcam
  2. Before you enter the classroom, enable your camera and microphone, and make sure they're both working. (Learn more)
  3. Log in to your (TakeLessons student account) and click the Join Lesson button from your Schedule or Dashboard page to enter the Classroom join-online-lesson.png
  4. Select the webcam that you would like to use from the drop down list in the greenroom, prior to entering the class. Then click Start Call change-webcam-from-green-room.png
  5. If you need to switch your webcam during the lesson, click the gear symbol on the toolbar inside your classroom. Then, select the webcam that you would like to use. gear-icon-classroom.png
  6. If the classroom has trouble recognizing the new camera, refresh your browser page so the changes can take effect.

Still having trouble?  Try this article:

Solve webcam issues in TakeLessons Classroom