Logitech C920 Settings Guide

As with most webcams, the Logitech C920 offers pretty decent images. Even if this accessory does not match the camera on your phone, it tends to do its job. But before you can improve its performance, you will have to tweak some camera settings on these devices.

Would you like to take better pictures of the Logitech C920 webcam? If yes, then here are some settings that can improve the functionality of the camera. As expected, you can perform these settings without having any technical skills.

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Logitech C920 Settings for Best Quality Imaging

Before using the following settings, we suggest that you check the owner’s manual of your device. You can also check the Logitech website for extra advice.

Logitech C920 Camera Settings

Use the following figures for the basic settings:

  • Resolution Type: Custom
  • Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • FPS: 30
  1. Click on the Configure Video Tab
  2. Disable all the Auto Settings by unchecking the boxes beside each option
  3. Set the Exposure to -5
  4. Click the Video Proc Amp tab
  5. Disable all the Auto Settings by unchecking the boxes beside each option
  6. Adjust Gain to 0
  7. Click Apply and close the Settings to return to the page on Step 1
  8. Set the FPS to Highest FPS
  9. Click the Configure Video tab ( for the second time)
  10. Scroll to Gain and adjust to 0. Then slowly increase the Gain back till you get your preferred exposure
  11. Scroll to White Balance and move the slider until you reach the preferred setting

How Do I Step Up the Logitech Camera?

Asides from using the right settings, you will have to set up properly set up your webcam before getting the desired results. Now here are the ideal steps for setting up the Logitech camera:

  1. Fix the webcam on a tripod, monitor, or any suitable item for a video call.
  2. Connect the Webcam to the USB port
  3. Allow the software to install automatically

How to Control the Logitech C920 Webcam

Have you always thought of the best way to control your Logitech C920 Camera? If yes, here are the steps that might help you handle the webcam and get the best video during virtual meetings.

  1. Download the Logitech Capture App from the Logitech website
  2. Install the Logitech Capture App on your PC
  3. Launch the Capture app and leave the webcam on Source 1
  4. Adjust the zoom level and other settings to your preference

How Do I Optimize My Logitech C920?

Supposing you want to improve the performance of your Logitech C920, you can try the following tips.

1. Get Enough Light

Even if you have the best settings on your Logitech webcam, you will still need a decent amount of light. You can start by using video in areas with enough sunlight. But if the room feels too bright, soften the light with paper table cloths or diffuser paper.

Supposing you have cash spare, get LED panels and achieve a decent level of brightness. Also, make sure the lights stay at various angles.

2. Tune Down the Exposure

If the Logitech webcam has too much exposure, it offers bad quality video. On top of that, the camera starts to lag. Luckily, you can deal with this problem by turning down the exposure settings of the camera.

According to experts, you can adjust the Exposure setting to -5. But if you cannot get number readings for the setting, move the slider downwards until it gets darker.

3. Disable Low Light Compensation or Right Light

You can also optimize the Logitech Settings by turning off the Low Light Compensation and RightLight settings. After all, these settings tend to affect the video quality on the Logitech webcam. If disabling the Right Light and Low light compensation darkens your screen, use the Gain slider to get your desired brightness.

4. Work on Your White Balance

As the White Balance option affects your Logitech webcam video, it would help if you tweaked some settings. Start by unchecking the Auto White Balance box then slide the White Balancer slider until the video quality matches your skin and location.

How Do I Get Logitech Webcam to Work on Mac?

Below are the settings needed to have the Logitech Webcam on the macOS.

  1. Visit the Logitech Webcam Support page
  2. Click the Download tab and pick your macOS version and its compatible Logitech software
  3. Double click the installation software and follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Connect the webcam to an open USB port on the laptop. Then attach the cam to the PC or tripod.

How Do I  Change My Logitech Webcam Settings Windows 10?

These are the ideal steps for changing the settings on the Logitech Webcam. Besides, we have listed these instructions under two separate methods.

Method 1

  1. Move to the right side of a portion of our screen.
  2. Swipe from the right edge of the screen
  3. Choose Settings – Change PC Settings – Select Privacy – Webcam

Method 2

  1. Launch the Logitech Webcam
  2. Right-click on the left edge of the screen
  3. Use the Options menu to adjust the settings according to your preference

Logitech C920 Settings FOV

According to some users, the Logitech C920 might have FOV issues. If you want to deal with this problem, change the resolution to 1920 × 1080 and get a better viewing angle.

  1. Head to the Video Capture Device
  2. Click Properties – Resolution/FPS
  3. Adjust the resolution to 1920 × 1080


  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.