Try this method to transform your Android into spy cam. Monitor your sleeping baby while do your cooking or watch your neighborhood from thieves.
Spy cam or security camera(CCTV) is very practical and useful for activity monitoring. You can left alone your sleeping baby with no worries while doing your works. With spy cam you can also watch your children playing on backyard or even monitoring your neighborhood from distance and record it.
However some of them come with high price on the market and installation is not included. Here is how to get one free from your home.
Transform Android Into Spy Cam
Android in a powerful device. It is very flexible and highly customized for practical use. From control PC with your android or even transform it into CCTV.
Here I am going to give you tips to get free spy cam from your home. By using your old unused android, you can transform it into useful security camera. Here the requirements for doing this:
- Android phone. The higher camera resolution is the better.
- Other device(s) as monitor. It can be another android device, Iphone, PC, Laptop or Mac.
- Same WiFi network. You can easily do this by turning on portable hotspot from android and connect your laptop.
- Mounting tool to attach your android phone (optional).
If you have got what your need, follow this steps below
Step1. Download and install IP Webcam on your Android
Step2. Connect the other device(s) as monitor in the same WiFi network with your android.
Step3. Next, start IP Webcam on your android. Scroll down to the bottom then tap “Start server”
Step4. You will see your android start to stream. Look at the bottom of the screen, see the IP address and port.
Step5. Go to your monitoring devices. Here I use another android phone (you can use Windows PC, Laptop, Mac or Iphone also). Open your browser then enter the same IP address and port. Here as example 192.168.43.14:8080 then tap go/press enter
In addition, if want to keep the line secure and prevent from unauthorized access to your spy cam, you can set a password. Go to “connection setting” – “Local broadcasting”, tap “Login/password” to set you password. You can also change the default port to number you like.
Now you have your own security camera for free from transforming your unused android into spy cam. Use your mounting tool to mount your phone on desired location. Hope this tutorial is useful for you, share if you like it.