how to disable WebRTC on your device

WebRTC can only be disabled by the user himself and if it’s not done anyone can see your IP address even if you have VPN or proxies. Follow our step-by-step method to disable WebRTC on your device.

How to disable WebRTC in Chrome:

  • Unfortunately, there is still no way to disable WebRTC in chrome you can still try using services like VPN unlimited as they have a special extension to disable WebRTC on chrome. You can avoid chrome if you don’t want to risk the leak of IP due to WebRTC.

How to disable WebRTC in Firefox:

  • Type about:config on the search bar and press enter
  • Now, in the search type “media.peerconnection.enabled” and double click on the found setting, so it will turn to “false”.

How to disable WebRTC in Opera:

  • Go to “Settings” -> “More settings”
  • In the “WebRTC” section choose “Deactivate UDP without proxy”

How to disable WebRTC in Edge:

  • Type “about:flags” in the search bar and press enter
  • You can now hide your local IP address over WebRTC connections by clicking the Hide my local IP address over WebRTC connections check box.
  • Now it will tell you to restart the browser

For checking if your WebRTC is still leaking your IP address and other details use WhatLeaks

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