Not many people realize this, but the Logitech webcam is more than just a webcam. It has a motion detection feature that can double as a video surveillance device in offices and homes.
Now, even though this is a handy feature, you may not need it sometimes. You may
want to switch it off. But, how do you do that? If you are wondering the same, you
have come to the right place.
How to Turn Off Motion Detection – Logitech Webcam
Follow the steps below:
1. Find and launch the Logitech QuickCam software. You will find it in the System Tray or your desktop. Also, make sure that the software is updated to the latest version.
2. Once you run the software, you will see an option called QuickCapture. Click on it.
3. Here, adjust the optimal video size based on your preference by choosing Video Size.
4. After this, choose Record Video and Video Options will open up.
5. You will now see an option called Enable Motion Detection. Clear the check beside it.
6. You are done!
How to Enable Motion Detection - Logitech Webcam
This is just as easy as disabling it. Follow the exact same steps mentioned above and mark the check beside Enable Motion Detection. That’s about it.
One thing to note here is that you can also choose the length of video recorded once the motion sensor is triggered or activated. This option will pop up after you enable motion detection. Choose the duration and then adjust the motion sensor
sensitivity by sliding the Sensitivity meter to the left or right.
People also ask
In the past few weeks, we received a few questions about motion detection on a Logitech webcam. We have answered the FAQs below:
What is Logitech motion detection?
Logitech cameras come with basic motion detectors that can automatically record audio and video when someone moves around the camera. Even though this is a basic module, it comes in handy by letting us know if someone’s trying to access our computer in our absence.
How do I control my Logitech webcam settings
On the desktop, press the Windows button. Here, you can search for Logitech Camera Settings. A new window will open up, showing you all the available options
Can I use my webcam as a motion detector?
Yes, you can use your Logitech webcam as a motion detector. Not all webcams from
other brands have the feature, though.
How do I turn off the light on my Logitech camera?
QuickCam Software > Quick Capture > LED Control – switch it of
How do I install a Logitech webcam?
This is quite simple. All you have to do is to use the USB port to plug the webcam in.
Once the computer recognizes the new device, it will start installing it. You may have to give permission to do so. The whole process will take a few minutes after which you will be prompted to finish the installation. Follow the steps and it will be
The motion detector on Logitech webcams is a very useful module but you can always switch it off when you do not want it. We hope our article on this topic was
clear and helpful. If you have any other questions, please feel free to get in touch with us.
Claudemir Martins is a former Samsung Engineer with 19+ years of experience in the surveillance industry. He has been traveling around 17 different countries to teach people how to design, and install CCTV systems. He is currently working for Axis Communications as a Technical Services Engineer and living in the United States with his family.