How to use your mobile or mobile phone as an HD webcam via USB or WIFI Very easy!

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For this, they implement new technologies in their teams, in order to make the teams better and more capable of carrying out any task. On the other hand, operating systems allow us to control every aspect of our equipment.

Furthermore, they allow us to access programs that we can download very easily. These programs help us do any kind of business we want, very easily.

It is possible to use my mobile phone as a webcam on my computer



One of the more useful components of our computers are the webcam cameras, which allow you to record videos or take photos, if that's the case. In general, these cameras need to be purchased separately, as they do not come with computers.

But thanks to programs created to solve problems like these, we can have a very simple alternative to this problem. Through these programs we can turn our mobile phone into a webcam.

For this to work, we need to download the program to both our mobile device and computer. Then we can connect the mobile to the computer WIFI tramite o USB and be able to use its cameras as a webcam.

In this article we will learn in a very simple way the steps we must follow to download the program both on our mobile phone and on our computer. To use your mobile phone as a webcam.

Steps to download DroidCam on our mobile

DroidCam is a program that we can download from our mobile devices and on our computers. This helps us to turn our mobile phone into a webcam, if we want to download it on our mobile, the first thing we have to do is enter the application store of our Smartphone.


Once inside, we go to the search bar and digitiamo DroidCam, we select the first option and the we download. We hope it is installed correctly, now we can take the next step, configure our mobile.


To do this, let's go to the tool "Settings", now let's go down until we find the option «Device information» and select it. Now let's hit the option "Software information", so let's go to the option "Compilation number" and we press several times there.

By following the previous steps, we will have activated developer mode. Now let's go to the options of main settings and we look for the developer options and select it, then we activate it in the first option.

Now, let's go down until we find the option «Debug USB» and we activate it, this process is to be able to connect our mobile phone via USB to our computer. To then use it as a webcam.

Ready, in this way we will have already configured our mobile phone to use it as a webcam, now we just have to open the DroidCam application. We go to our computer to download the program.

Steps to download DroidCam on our computer

On our computer, we open our trusted browser and go to the address bar located at the top of the screen. So let's look for the DroidCam official page, which you can get via this link.


This is the official page of DroidCam, which we can download for both Windows and Linux, choose the one that's right for us and download it. It will come downloaded a compressed file, which we will have to unzip and run.


DroidCam, use your mobile as a webcam

Once the DroidCam program has been downloaded and installed correctly, we open it. We can see that it offers a very simple interface. Where is it stand out the options of mobile phone connection via USB and via WIFI.

To connect our mobile, we only have to choose one of the two options, if it is WIFI the devices must be connected to the same network. In the case of USB, we connect the mobile phone with the cable, we choose if we want audio or video, finally, we click on the option "Start" And that's it.


Finally, we hope this article has helped you. However, we would like to know your opinion Have you been able to use your mobile or mobile phone as an HD webcam via USB or WIFI? Do you know of another method that allows you to perform this action? Leave us your answer in the comments.

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