Talk about work! You can also make your smartphone a web cam, this is the easy way

Highlights

Smartphones can also be used like webcams.
You can make the phone a web cam with the camo app or droidcam app.
The app and the phone must be connected to the same WiFi network.

New Delhi. The worldwide lockdown during Kovid-19 has increased the practice of work from home, due to which video calling and video conferencing have become a part of our everyday life. In such a situation, for those who want to take a meeting on the webcam, there is an option of inbuilt camera in the laptop but there is a problem in the mobile.

If you do not have a laptop, then you can also use your smartphone as a webcam. Here some methods are being told step by step in front of you, through which you can use your mobile as a webcam to attend a video meeting.

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download this app
The camo app or droidcam app and its client installer can be used to use the smartphone as a webcam. These are available for free for Android phone, iPhone and PC. Video calling and conferencing can be done by installing them on both smartphone and desktop.

connect to usb
After installing the app, connect your smartphone with USB and connect it to the PC. Enable Developer on your mobile phone and also select the Camera option.

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Connect to the same Wi-Fi
Connect the app and the phone to the same WiFi network, keep in mind that you can use these apps only when your smartphone and the app are connected to the same Wi-Fi. If you do not do this, the smartphone’s camera will not connect to the app.

Connect app to smartphone
Connect the phone to the PC application, then open the client app on the PC, here also you will get the way to connect the smartphone. Select the USB option from the app’s user interface and select it if you want to use smartphone audio.

start
After connecting the smartphone to the PC, click on the Start icon appearing in the app. This will open a new window and after a few seconds the camera of the smartphone will be activated. Now you can do video conference through Google Meet or Zoom.

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