How To Tricky Guide

How to Use Any Android Phone as a Web Camera/ Spy Camera for PC/ Mac/ Linux | *Easy*

Web Camera Spy Camera for PCWeb Camera Spy Camera for PC
Written by Pankaj Rawat

Smartphones are utilized for many purposes, not only for making phone calls or messaging. You may not have the webcam on your PC to make video calls or Your PC’s default Webcam may not have best picture quality and you want a better one.
Smartphones have a solution even for that!
Now Turn your Android phone into Webcam which works perfectly to make video calls , and You need not buy an expensive Spy camera to spy on, what all you need is Old Android Phone and a Tripod or perfect place to mount your mobile, There are many android web camera apps in the play store you can download to use your Android phone as Web camera and Spy camera.

Web Camera Spy Camera for PCWeb Camera Spy Camera for PC

Best Android apps to use a webcam on PC

In the following post, we review the Top 5 Android Webcam apps and Spy camera apps.

#IP Webcam

Turns your phone into a network camera with multiple viewing options. View your camera on any platform with VLC player or web browser. Stream video inside WiFi network without internet access. Use IP Webcam with tinyCam Monitor on another android device or with third-party MJPG software, including video surveillance software, security monitors, and most audio players. Videochat support (e.g. Skype, Chatroulette, the only video stream for Windows only via a universal MJPG video streaming driver).


#Smartcam Webcam

This webcam application supports both Windows and Linux operating systems and supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. After installing the application, you can easily start video chats on Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, Skype and etc using Smartcam Webcam app. The app works perfectly without any lags, Video quality of this application is good. You can notice problems while connecting through Bluetooth, Except this everything works fine.


#EpocCam Pro

Compatible with Windows as well as Mac computers, this contender can be utilized with a host of online chat solutions namely, MSN Live Messenger, Skype, Facebook, Google+ Hangouts, Chatroulette, Yahoo! Messenger and YouTube, to name a few. And similar to a few of the other apps listed here, this one too features a free version you can try out before purchasing the Pro edition. The Pro version further provides higher video resolutions, audio recording, and absolutely no advertisements.


There are tons of apps out there for turning your phone into a webcam, so if I missed any really good ones, let me know. What’s your favorite?

About the author

Pankaj Rawat

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.