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Enables user media access.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 10.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.InstallUserMediaAccess"; Devices )   More


Parameter Description Example
Devices Which devices to enable.
Pass 1 for microphone.
Pass 2 for camera.
Pass 4 for display.
For multiple values, just add them together.


Returns OK or error.


Enables user media access.
For FileMaker Pro on macOS or FileMaker iOS SDK applications on iOS.
Call once on start of FileMaker to enable user media access.

See AVRecorder.AuthorizationStatusForMediaType to query status for camera/microphone access.


Installs it, enable in preferences and load an URL:

# Make sure it's installed
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("WebView.InstallUserMediaAccess"; 1+2+4) ]
# make sure you have a web viewer with about:blank as URL

# enable via preferences
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "WebView.SetPreferences"; "web"; "mediaStreamEnabled"; 1 ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "WebView.SetPreferences"; "web"; "mediaDevicesEnabled"; 1 ) ]

# load some website
Set Web Viewer [ Object Name: "web" ; URL: "" ]

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Created 6th May 2020, last changed 28th June 2023

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