Use A Mobile Camera As Webcam

Use A Mobile Camera As Webcam
  • Jan 11th, 2024
  • Abhishek Chauhan
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You need a webcam to video call from your laptop or PC. Right?

But have you ever thought you could also use your mobile phone camera as a webcam for a laptop? Yes, you can use it. Read this article to learn more about using a mobile webcam for notebooks.

What is the use of a webcam?

A webcam is a camera through which you can take selfies, capture any image, and make video calls from your laptop or PC. While capturing pictures and Video calling on a  mobile, we use the mobile camera, but doing a video call on the computer is not that efficient because it doesn't provide the camera quality that a mobile camera has. In this case, we need a separate webcam installation with supreme quality, as the built-in webcam in the laptop doesn't provide that clarity while connecting a video call.

How to use the mobile camera to use as a webcam for a laptop

To Use an Android Phone Camera as a Webcam for a computer or computer, follow these simple steps:-

Step 1: To convert a mobile camera into a webcam, download Android software from the Play Store. One of the best apps for this is Droid Cam, which can easily convert a mobile camera into a webcam.

Step 2. Now, Open your mobile phone, go to the Play Store, and search for the Droid Cam app. Click on the install button to download it on your mobile phone.

After installing Droid Cam, you must install a similar software named "Droid Cam client" on your laptop or PC.

Step 3:-  Now Open your laptop or PC.

Step 4:- Refresh it.

Step 5:- Open any internet browser that you want.

Step 6:- Search for "Droid cam client" in the internet browser.

Step 7:- Install it on your laptop.

Step 8:- After installing the software on both laptop and mobile, open the installed app on your mobile.

Step 9:- When you open the DroidCam( Wireless Webcam app) on mobile,  You have to accept all the privacy and security policies of the app and allow access to the mobile camera and microphone on the app.

Step10:- Now the DroidCam Wireless Webcam app loads a new screen, showing you from which WiFi network you are connected, your Android smartphone's IP address, and the port used by the app automatically.

Step 11:- After this, open the droid webcam software installed on the laptop. Open the Droid Cam application. In the Connect over WiFi (LAN) section, enter the Device IP and the DroidCam Port displayed on your Android smartphone.

Step 12:- Select the Video and, if you want, the Audio checkbox. Control whether an Android smartphone can relay the camera video feed and the sound from its microphone.

Step 13-After you click start, your smartphone camera will be connected to your laptop. You can use your smartphone camera as a webcam by holding it before you.

This is how you can use the smartphone camera with the help of a droid cam to use it as a laptop webcam.

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This blog concludes with the procedure for using your mobile camera as a laptop webcam.

Frequently Asked Questions

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You can only use a digital camera as a webcam by Connecting it to your laptop or Mac via USB and plugging your camera in via HDMI.

DroidCam is one of the powerful applications that can be used to use your phone camera for a laptop and it is completely safe.

ReCheck the wifi connection, refresh and restart your laptop or PC.

If you want to switch to the front-facing camera, Click on the Menu button in DroidCam's Android app and go to settings and select the 'Front' option under the camera. set your phone at the right height and angle to take pictures more.

Yes, you can use your phone camera as a webcam for USB.
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