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Yahoo Messenger Hack to Open Webcam Without User Permission

By default, if any of your chat contact in Yahoo Messenger while chatting want to view your webcam, you need to give him permission to view it. It is because YM sets your webcam broadcasting option as always ask permission while others try to open it. If you are chatting with strangers it is always better to set the rule as "Always ask for my permission" while others try to watch you. However, if you are using it to chat with friends only and would like to grant them the privilege to open you whenever they want without waiting for your permission, you can set it as either "Always allow everyone to view my cam" or "Allow the following people to view my webcam". If you set the first option any of your chat contact {no need to be a  friend, someone in the chat room(no longer any public rooms)} can view your cam without your permission but in second option only certain privileged YM contacts can open it.

Steps to Open Webcam to all Users In Yahoo Messenger Without Permission

  1. Login

  2. Click on Messenger Tab (on the top of YM )

    or press [CTRL] + [Shift] + [P]

  3. Click on preferences

  4. Click on Webcam Broadcast

    Now you can check the radio button to Allow everyone to view my webcam. After this, you should click on Apply and Save. If any user has this setting in their YM, you can watch their cam without their approval. That is why this setting is not recommended. If you opt the third option Allow the following people to view my webcam only the predefined contacts will be able to open it without permission.

The above procedure lets you open cam for users without asking for prior approval. This method is ideal when you are broadcasting a video over YM network. To watch the broadcast, viewers do not need to ask permission for every time they join it. Once the cam sets open for all users, anyone can directly join broadcast without any hurdles. Just like this if you are looking for steps to save chat history in Yahoo email instead of messenger follow the steps provided in the link below.
How to save Yahoo webmail chat history

As in this tweak series, you have learned to use the restrictions with watching cam in messenger. In the same way are you interested to find the location of contacts who are chatting with you? If yes click on the link below and follow the steps mentioned there.
How to Find The Location Of Your IM  Friend

Though you have achieved the privilege to view the webcam of your friend, it is useless unless you know whether he is online. If you don't know whether your YM contact is online, how can you open his cam? So to learn whether your contact is offline or invisible, click on the link below.
Check if Someone is Invisible in YM

In case if you do not want to use one of your Yahoo Messenger accounts, you can delete it. To learn more about it follow the link below.
How to Delete Your YM Account

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Neeraj said…
Thanks it worked. Now friends can see webcam without asking permission to view my webcam. It is automatically open for users who want to view the webcam.
Raj said…
Thanks Alex, I was looking for a way to view my Yahoo Messenger friend's web cam without asking his permission. I will try this steps and update later.

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