How To Use Mobile Camera As CCTV

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How to use mobile camera as CCTV. We covered how to turn an old android phone into a security camera with just a few clicks for free in this post.

We will guide you on how to create a CCTV camera with your old mobile phone.

Whatever your android camera captures will be shown on your computer screen if you follow this method.

How to use mobile camera as CCTV

Open the play store on your android mobile.

Firstly, do a search for the ” droid cam ” wireless webcam application on the play store and install it.

Secondly, you don’t have to register for an account in the application.

Yes, you can use it for free without creating an account.

The application will show you the IP address and a URL.


Copy the browser IP Cam access URL shown in the application.

Turn on the computer and open the browser.

Enter the URL exactly shown in the application on your browser and tap on the enter button.

You can also use mobile browser to view CCTV footage if you don’t have the computer.

Now you will see whatever your android camera is capturing on your computer screen for free.


Features of this Android CCTV application

As you can see, you get to see the battery percentage, zoom in and zoom out feature.

You can autofocus and capture the photo as well using this droid cam website for free.

Place the android mobile where ever you want to capture the video and then paste the URL into the browser of your computer.

Make sure you connect the charger to mobile and turn it on so that the CCTV works without discharging.

This thing works smoothly on high-speed internet.

You can choose the front camera or back camera option in this application.


Select the back camera for the best results. If your mobile has a good front camera compare to the back camera then you can choose the front camera option.

You can also set a username and password for your CCTV in the application settings so that no one can access it without a password and username.


You need to have a better camera quality phone for better CCTV footage.

One major con of this is you cannot record the video using this.

All you can see is what is going on that’s it.

This is how to use a mobile camera as CCTV and turn your old android phone into a security camera for free.

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