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How to Use Android Phone as a Webcam

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How to Use Android Phone as a Webcam - In this post we going to write about how to use android phone as a webcam. What if you wanted to video call but your laptop's camera isn't that decent? Moreover desktops don't come pre-equipped with webcams. Now imagine if you can use your android phone as a webcam. So with this unique way you won't need a separate webcam.

How to Use Android Phone as a Webcam


Step 1. Okay to begin with we are going to use a simple and easy to use app. Download DroidCam from Google Playstore. Also make sure to download the desktop client of DroidCam as well.



Step 2. Install Droidcam on both your android and PC.

Step 3. Now all you gotta do is open Droidcam on your phone. It should show something like this.

How to Use Android Phone as a Webcam


Step 4. Open Droidcam desktop client and input device IP and port as shown in your phone. Voila! Now you can finally use your android phone as a Webcam.

Remember to select DroidCam as your video output source in Skype or Google+ (simply go to tools menu) for a smooth video experience. Also you can toggle between normal and HD mode.

Well, this was a pretty straightforward way to use android phone as a webcam.  However, if you want more options to play with you can get your hands on IPCam. With an user base of about 75K it is a popular app.



It comes with a lot of settings to choose from. After you have set your preferences, simply scroll down and click start server.

Once you start the server that's it. Open the URL given below (as shown in the image below).


And finally here is where you can configure your webcam after you have successfully connected your camera to PC.

So above we mentioned two great apps IPcam and DroidCam through which you can use your android phone as webcam. If you have similar apps in your mind drop your suggestions in the comment box below.

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