How to use android Mobile Phone as webcam

Android Mobile can be used as webcam how Read the following post fully to learn how to use your android mobile as a webcam by using with the USB Data cable.

For android mobile some Majority of mobiles don’t have front camera for video calling with the rear camera we can make a video call with the help of skype, Msn and Google + Hangout for chatting with video. Actually if have plan to buy a webcam which you can abort the plan of buying a webcam and can use your android Galaxy Y S5360 as webcam for the PC or Laptop for the video chatting.

android phone as a webcam settings


Follow the simple steps Given below:

First we need to configure our android Galaxy Y s5360 as your webcam for video chatting using USB data cable

Then you need to configure your windows 7 PC for the Galaxy Y web cam

Actually the Android mobile which communicate the PC to mobile to inn debugging mode using ADB-Android debug Bridge.

Download and install the Android Debug Bridge in windows 7 PC and configure the ADB in PC.

Click here to download the ADB by clicking here 

Download and extract the zip file in the directory C:android-sdk-windows and select the sdk manager.exe file to execute the android sdk manager

And you need to install the developer tools of android which is android sdk tools and platform tools

After installing the android debug bridge we need to give the path for the installed application which open the computer properties  which right clicking the computer icon on the desktop of start menu and need to select the advanced system settings  and a new window open in the menu of the window displayed select the tab advanced in that tab right side below you will find the environment variables option click to select that option

In that you will be shown the path of the variable below under the option system variable

In that click on the edit option under the system variables and please don’t delete anything in that option and select the option and in that end of the line add the semicolon below at the end and select the ok button.


Check whether the driver are installed if not install the drivers of the galaxy Y s5360 phone usb drivers

Then you need to download the client application of android on your windows 7 system download here

Then you need to configure your android mobile phone and install the application which are required.

Then you need to select the android mobile phone into android debug mode. Open Menu option and select the settings and select the option Application  in that you need to select the option development and in that select the mobile into usb debugging mode in the setting of the android mobile phone.

For this you of android mobile as a cam you need to download application from here droid cam on android market which  and install and open the application and make run of these application which shows the message on the screen window – starting server!!!

server on phone

Server on phone

client on pc/laptop

Client on System

Now open the droid cam server which is installed on System and select the option connect to phone – (USB) and hit on the connect button and now you can start using your phone as a modem through laptop/PC.

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