How To Use Your Phone as a Webcam In 2022

How To Use Your Phone as a Webcam In 2022:- Hey, guys today I’m going to tell you about, how you can use your phone as a webcam. Let’s say you want to make video calls or online meetings on your computer. But you don’t have a webcam to capture the video, So instead of a webcam, you want to use your phone camera as a webcam and attend your video calls. You can do that by Reading out this full article till the end.

So after reading out this full article, you will be able to use your phone as a webcam, to attend any video calls or meetings. And the most important thing is that you’ll have the same video quality in the video calls or meetings as you have on your phone. And also you can save money instead of buying a new webcam.

I am Om Prakash from IND Hindi Tech, And let’s get started.

Download The IRIUN Software For Pc

Now to use your phone as a webcam, You have to do 3 steps, The first step is to download a software on your computer called “IRIUN webcam” This is the software which is going to help you to use your phone as a webcam. So to download the software, Just click the link below this article, And it will take you to the download page. Now from there, you can download the software, based on the os you have. Here for demo purposes, I am going to select ‘windows’ So I’ll click on Download and the software will be successfully downloaded to your Computer or Laptop. Once you have downloaded the software.

How To Install IRIUN Software In Pc

You can now go to step 2, which is to install this (IRIUN webcam) software. Once you install this software, the webcam will be installed on our computer. So to install it, Let’s open the .exe file that you had downloaded, And follow the further instructions listed below first you will get this box, i.e shown below. Now enable this option and proceed with further steps.

  • And click ‘next’
  • Then again, click ‘next’
  • And then click ‘install’

Now the iriun webcam will be installed on our computer. So let’s click ‘finish’, And You will get this window. So now we have successfully installed the webcam on our computer. Once you have installed the webcam.

Install IRIUM Webcam For Phone

You can now go to step 3, which is to ‘install the Iriun webcam app on your phone.’ Only then you will be able to use your phone as a webcam. So to install this webcam app on your phone,

  • Take your phone.
  • And go to ‘play store’.
  • And search for ‘iriun’
  • And you will get this app
  • Now to install this webcam app,
  • Click on the ‘install’ button.

And now you will see, the webcam app has been installed. Once you have installed the app on your phone. You can now start using your phone as a webcam. So to use your phone as a webcam, you need to connect your phone to your computer. So to connect your phone to your computer, there are 2 ways.

After this app will be successfully installed on your phone, now you have two methods to use this App, so let’s know about the First method.

Using WIFI Network

The first way, you can connect it is by using the WIFI network. And the next way, to connect it is using the USB cable. So first, let’s see how you can connect your phone to your computer using the wifi network.

So to connect it, First, let’s make sure your phone and your computer are connected with the same wifi network. And with a good internet connection. Once you have done that. Take your phone, So now you have the webcam app on your phone. Now connect your phone to your computer.

  • First, open the Iriun app,
  • Click ‘continue’
  • Then you will get a page, Now to allow iriun to access your camera
  • Let’s click allow
  • then again click allow to record your audio
  • And then you will get this page.

Once you have done that. Open the webcam app software which you have installed on your computer. You can see, You have successfully connected your phone to your computer using the wifi network. You can now see your visual.

By default, you will see that the view is of the landscape. Now to change it to portrait. Just click on the second icon or reverse camera icon. And it will take you to this page and Choose ‘portrait’ Now if you go back, You will see that the view has been changed to portrait. This is how you can connect your phone to your computer using the WIFI network.

How Can You Use Your Phone as a Webcam?

Now, let’s see how you can use your phone as a webcam.

So let’s say you want to attend the meetings or video calls on your computer. Since You have connected your phone to our computer using WIFI network. You can use a phone as a webcam. To do that, just go to the video call which you have, For Demo purposes I’m taking a example of Google meeting now, I am going to go there, So now we are in a Google meeting,

Now to turn on the video, Just switch on your Camera and Now to use the camera. And there you will see the webcam which you installed. So let’s select that. Here you will see that your phone has been connected as a webcam. And it shows your visual. So now you can use your phone as a webcam and keep your video on to attend any meetings or video calls.

How To Use Your Phone as a Webcam

Using USB Cable

Next, let’s see the second way to connect your phone to your computer which is to use the USB cable. As we are going to use the USB cable, we don’t need to connect to the wifi network. So to connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.

First, you need to enable the developer mode on your phone, So to do that, Take your phone, And go to settings, Now scroll down then click on ‘about phone’ You will get the required page, Now to enable the developer mode, click on build number 7 times, continuously, then You will see that you have enabled the developer mode. Now, these steps may vary based on your mobile phone. So for other mobile phones, as we did before, you can click on version for 7 times, to get the developer mode enabled.

Once you have enabled the developer mode. Now you need to connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable. So let’s do that, Once you have done that. Open the webcam app on your phone. And click continue. Now it will ask you to enable USB debugging. Since you have connected your phone to your computer using the USB cable. You need to enable USB debugging on your phones, which helps you to connect and transfer data from an android device to a computer. So to do that Let’s click on USB debugging, it will take you to the page, Now scroll down and enable the USB debugging,

Then click ‘ok’ And the USB debugging will be enabled. Once you have done that. You can see, it’s waiting for the connection. So now open the webcam app/software on your computer. you can see that your phone has been successfully connected to our computer. This means you can now use your phone as a webcam. So to check how it works, Let’s Open the meeting on Google meet, Now turn on the video, and Now to use the camera. Click on the video icon, And select ‘iriun webcam’

Where you can see that your phone is connected as a webcam. And you can see your visual. So this is how you can connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.

So that’s it, guys, This is How To Use Your Phone as a Webcam In 2022.

FAQ

Is this App Safe To Use?

Yes, This App is completely safe, it takes care of user privacy.

Is This app also available For iPhones?

Yes, This app is also available for iPhone Users.

Can I use This App For Streaming Online Games On Youtube?

Yes, you can also use this app for streaming games on youtube and many others Platforms.

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