Internet Protocol camera or IP camera, is a digital video camera that is most commonly used for surveillance, and on restricted places as an (CCTV Camera) that can send and receive data with help of a computer and internet. Have you ever wonder making it work on your Android Mobile?
Then let’s make wonders, making it come live. By following the simple steps that are pinned below. All you have to do is to download, the application from the Google Playstore which is absolutely free.
Things Required to Turn your Android Mobile as IP Camera:
- Android Mobile Phone,
- Personal Computer / Laptop,
- WiFi Network (we will be making it as an hotspot)
- “IP Webcam” app which we call as IP Camera from Google Playstore.
( Download IP Webcam and install into your Android Mobile)
NOTE: These methods are only for educational purpose, and shouldn’t be used in un-authorized places without permission.
- Step 1 : First, (you must make connection between your mobile and your PC).
Turn on your mobile WiFi and switch on HOTSPOT mode. Now pair your Mobile with your PC (WiFi enabled).
- Step 2 : Now open the IP webcam app on your mobile and click on “Start Server”.
Application will automatically start the video feed process and will provide you with an IP address and Port.
- Step 3: Now place your mobile on the safe location where you need to record.
But make sure it is within WiFi range and have a sufficient battery backup.
- Step 4 : Then, Open your web browser and type the IP address and the port no,
which was generated on mobile with the IP webcam app in to the URL.
The IP address and the Port no will be like this,
- Step 5 : Press Enter after typing the IP and port .
Now click on “Use Java Browser Plugin” and it will ask for your permission.
Simply provide permissions for running the application.
- Step 6 : you are done. Now you can see the video on to your PC which is being recorded using your android mobile.
Hope, you have learned How to turn your Android Mobile as IP Camera. Now, it’s your time to try these simple steps and make it work. If you find any difficulties then write to us with your queries.