Allow or block microphone access on all websites

Published on 22 March 2020
Last Updated on 22 March 2020
Allow or block microphone access on all websites
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This article discusses how we can make use of the "Simple Content Blocker" extension to allow or block microphone access.

Downloading "Simple Content Blocker"

Please refer to the link provided below to make it easy for you to download "Simple Content Blocker" on your device.

Above link will help you download "Simple Content Blocker".

Steps to block or un-block microphone access for various sites

You must follow simple steps given below to either allow or block microphone access for various sites

Before we begin taking necessary steps to block microphone access, first make sure that you have Simple Content Blocker extension installed on your device after that follow simple steps given below:

  • Click on extension icon
  • After that extension popup will be opened up
  • After extension popup is opened, use the checkbox provided in the extension popup to allow or block microphone access to various sites.

Simple Content Blocker

We hope that after following above steps, you will be able to either allow or block microphone access to various websites.

Why websites need microphone access

Websites make use of the microphone access for following reasons

  • Recording audio content
  • Audio conferencing
  • Voice chat
  • Voice calls etc.

For above purposes it is necessary that websites have the Microphone access.

However nefarious actors can abuse the microphone access for all kinds of nefarious activities.

Simple Content Blocker

To prevent bad actors from abusing the microphone access, it is important that we either allow or block microphone access for various sites.

Why block websites from microphone permission

You might want to block all websites from having the microphone permission for following reasons:

  • Enhancing privacy of your online browsing
  • Preventing bad actors from gaining the microphone permission

etc.

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