Generally, poor network conditions can manifest as black streams. Please follow the below listed actions to troubleshoot this issue.

1. Please check whether your network and connection status are stable. If not, switch to a more stable network.

2. Check if you're able to reproduce this issue on our Sample App. If not, this may be an implementation issue on your end.

3. Check that your browser has been granted the requisite permission to access your camera for that site.

4. Check that you have not accidentally muted the video stream.

5. Update to the latest SDK version.

If the issue persists even after following the above listed actions, please contact Temasys Support by raising a ticket on our Support Portal or emailing us at

Please include the following information:

  • Your App Key ID
  • The OS/ OS version, browser/ browser version used.
  • Whether this issue is faced cross browser or only on a certain browser.
  • Whether this issue is faced sporadically or all the time.
  • The SDK version you're using.
  • The Date/Time you faced this issue.
  • The Room Name where this issue was observed.

Other Video Troubleshooting Documentation you may wish to see: Frozen Stream, Jitter, Unable to turn on camera