First thing make sure that you have a smartphone and we are going to give you a simple way how to make your smartphone into webcam. After know this trick its going to help you in many ways, like if you want to video chat with your family members why use a small screen in your mobile while you can use a large screen on your computer/laptop which is more comfortable and you can see them in a big screen when you are away from them. With this trick you can get a webcam for free, the only thing you need is an Android Smartphone having a camera.
Using the steps given below you can convert your smart phone into a webcam.
You can use any low-end phone also having just a camera will do the job. There are many android application available on google play store which can make your normal android phone into a webcam or a monitoring device. Here we are providing Steps for IP Webcam application as it is seems best along class. You can try others if you want.
- First you need to connect your smartphone and computer to same WiFi network.
- Install IP Webcam app from Google play store on your smartphone.
- Force close all other camera apps from app switcher screen if you have any running in background.
- Launch the IP Webcam application from your phone. Scroll down to the bottom and press Start server.
- The app now will start your phone’s camera and display a URL.
- Use this URL in any browser on your PC and press enter.
- In the browser, you’ll see a drop down menu next to Video rendered. Select Browser.
- Below that, you’ll see Audio rendered. Select HTML wav.
- To do this, first download and install VLC from this website. Then in VLC, go to Media > Network Stream and enter the URL from the app as seen in step 5.
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