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How to use your smartphone as a Webcam Android and IOS

Greetings friends, these days, video calls occupy a big part of our lives, they are indispensable for both our work and personal life. There are times when we don’t have a webcam, or the webcam we have is of poor quality. For this problem the solution is quite simple, just use an app called Iriun, which is available for both Android and IOS. It is really useful and when using the camera of your phone, you will notice the jump in quality compared to an old webcam. Besides, it is compatible with Windows, MAC, and Ubuntu. Iriun works through wifi, you can also connect your device through USB if you need it So in this post, I will show you how to use your smartphone as a webcam.

First step

Download and install Iriun by following the link below:

Google Play Store | Iriun 4K Webcam for PC and Mac

App Store | Iriun Webcam for PC and Mac

Second step

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Download and install the Iriun desktop client by following this link

Iriun Desktop Client

Third step

Then make sure that both your PC and smartphone are connected to the same WIFI network and run the desktop client.

desktop client your smartphone
desktop client

Fourth step

After that, open the Iriun app and press the Continue button. Also, grant it permissions to access the camera and microphone.

press the Continue button your smartphone
press the Continue button.
press allow
press allow
press allow
press allow

Fifth step

Go back to the desktop client and you will notice that you now have audio and video. You can now enjoy your new WebCam!

Final Result!
Final Result!


Nowadays most meetings or even virtual classes are done through video calls. Having a good quality WebCam is becoming more and more important and using the Iriun app you can get it easily. Besides its easy setup, you can use the camera of your choice. Thanks for reading us. Bye!

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