LifeCam HD-5000 ANNOYANCE: Turn off Auto-Focus
I’m sure the reason why you’ve stumbled upon this article was due to the horrendous auto-focus feature of Microsoft LifeCam’s.
LifeCams, PRETTY NICE BUT CAN PISS OFF
I like Microsoft’s LifeCams, picture quality is very good but not in low light environments. However, the auto-focus is feature is irritating when recording.
THE EASY FIX THROUGH LIFECAM DASHBOARD
- Open the LifeCam Dashboard
- Uncheck TruColor
- Click on Properties
- Click on the Camera Control tab
- Uncheck the box next to Focus under Auto
- Click Apply (to save your changes)
You can also follow the advice from the video below. This quick video will show you how to turn OFF the auto-focus on your Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 web camera. It’s all in the LifeCam Dashboard! This should work for any webcam that uses Lifecam software.