How to use iPhone and Android phones as a webcam in your video chats – CNET

How to use iPhone and Android phones as a webcam in your video chats – CNET


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Coronavirus lockdowns, quarantines and shelter-in-place orders mean you’re likely spending a lot more time communicating with coworkers, family and friends through video chat and conferencing apps like Zoom (P.S. here are 13 top Zoom tips, though beware the privacy and security issues like Zoombombing). If webcams are out of stock or you just don’t want to buy a new one, you can easily use your nice smartphone camera and create one for yourself.

As long as the smartphone you use isn’t more than a few years old, image quality should be better than your laptop’s default camera, more functional and easier to position so you’re not filming your double chin or straight up your nose. 

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