We’re running a self hosted version of Jitsi-Meet (via the quick Install) with just audio. It is possible to remove the camera permission request? We only want to have the MIC permission requested from the user.
I figured it out,
In case anyone else is interested, here are the steps I used.
- Open the external_api.js (or external_api.min.js) in your editor (this should be the script referenced in your HTML). Something like this:
Search the script for:
this._frame.allow=“camera; microphone; display-capture”
Add ‘none’ after “camera”, so it reads,
this._frame.allow=“camera ‘none’; microphone; display-capture”
Save, then test using incognito or clear your cache for the page.
If you are new to Jitsi-Meet, you should be able to find the script here:
In my project, I use:
To edit it via Terminal, try something like nano.
sudo nano /usr/share/jitsi-meet/external_api.min.js
Control + W, is search
After you edit, press Control + X, then “Yes” to save, then OK to confirm the file name.
If you want remove microphone access, just add ‘none’ after microphone and so on.
I hope this helps.