How To Use Your Android Phone as webcam for your PC

Android Smartphone has many uses. We can do anything with this smartphone. Today almost everyone just forgets about old calling method just hearing.VideoCall Chatting is becoming very popular among the peoples. Your Laptop might having webcam or not it is of highly quality. Do you know you can also use your android smartphone as a webcam for PC or Laptops. IP Webcam is an awesome application for android just turn your android phone into an webcam for your PC. 

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IP Webcam app is the best app for converting your android phone main camera as a webcam now you don’t need to having a front camera in your phone for video chatting. Just plug in your mobile and follow the below mentioned steps and enjoy video chatting. This app supports for Skype tango etc.

Features Of IP webcam app:

  •  Easy to connect and also for video chatting mode.
  •  The connection is done by IP address so you can enable connection for more computers at a time.
  •  Login password for your phone helps to prevent it from others who mis using your phone.
  •  Options for adjusting your resolution and other options.
  •  Supports skype and other popular video chatting programs.
  •  You can also take photos using this app in your computer.
  •  This app is free and also available from playstore to download.

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How to use IP webcam app?

  • Download this app and install it in your android mobile.
  •  Then add password for your server (If needed).
  •  Connect using USB cables or using Bluetooth connectivity.
  •  Then click Start Server in this app. Before clicking you must enable your mobile data or Wi-Fi connectivity.
  •  Then open Google Chrome( For faster action recommended) and type the IP address.
  •  For a preview of your webcam streaming click ” Open stream in Media player” as like in this screenshot.


  •  It will download and then open the file with VLC player and then type your Username and password. Now you will see the stream video from your phone’s camera.
  •  For using this app for skype in the same browser window you will see a option showing “Connect to PC for use with Skype”. Then click on that you will see a download option and install it.
  •  Then open Skype software in your PC and click on Tools and then like in this screenshot.


  • If you don’t see any option and then you have to install this driver in your PC. Download Link for Adapter and again try it.
  • Then type your IP address as like in the above screenshot
  • That’s all you have done. Have fun with this app by chatting with your friends.

  You will find this app will drain your battery soon. So take care on your battery also. If you have any doubts about this app or any issues while installing in your PC just leave a comment. Share this post via Facebook Twitter.

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Keerthi Varman

Keerthivarman completed his graduate at PSG Tech, Coimbatore, TN and also a part-time blogger. He loves to dig into Android Apps, PC Suite and website design, explores everything and shares his knowledge with readers. He always looks forward to increasing productivity and being happy.

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