The company suggests that, as an alternative to camera coverage, people should use the camera indicator light to determine if their camera is active and decide which apps can use the camera in System Preferences.
As for how you can find out if the camera is turned on, according to Apple, the FaceTime HD camera built into Mac computers is designed with privacy in mind and uses a camera light that turns green when the camera is active. This is intended to help users know when the camera is turned on. “The camera is designed in such a way that it cannot be activated without the camera light also coming on. Here̵
The warning comes after several users have complained about the display breaking after covering the camera. Reportedly, the problem is particularly serious with the new 16-inch BookMacBook Pro models that sport thinner bezels.
Additionally, if users think they should always keep camera coverage, Apple has the following guidelines to avoid damaging the display:
* Make sure that the camera cover is not thicker than an average piece of printer paper (0.1mm).
* Avoid using a camera cover that leaves adhesive residue.
* If you install a camera cover thicker than 0.1 mm, remove the camera cover before closing the computer.