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startCamera()

startCamera()

Compatibility:
Prebuilt
Custom

Takes the same properties object that the factory methods take.

Starts the local participant's camera and microphone as part of the call loading process.

Invoking this method allows more granular control over the participant onboarding flow.

join() is often all that you need in order to load a call (it takes care of startCamera() implicitly).

But, if you're looking to build a more custom experience as the call loads, for example a "hair check" waiting room for meeting participants, startCamera() will be useful.