Apple iPhone does not come with any built-in webcam feature by default, but there are several third-party apps that allow users to convert the iPhone into a webcam. There are apps like EpocCam and DroidCam that offer webcam features.
So, if you are wondering how to use your iPhone as a webcam, here’s our step-by-step guide:
- Apple iPhone running iOS13 or above
- Computer or laptop running Windows 7 or above and or macOS 10.12 or above operating system
- USB cable or Wi-Fi for connection
Steps to use the iPhone as a webcam
Open App Store app on your iPhone and download EpocCam app
Now, on your Mac or Windows PC, head to ‘www.kinoni.com and download the relevant companion software for your system
Install the companion app on the computer and restart it
After this, open the EpocCam app on your iPhone
Here, you will see a Black screen with a laptop image and a phone pulsing circles.
Now, either connect the iPhone via USB cable or connect both computer and the iPhone with the same Wi-Fi network connection.
Once both devices are connected via a proper method, the EpocCam will automatically detect the computer and start beaming the video from the iPhone’s camera to the connected computer.
That’s it, the iPhone is now connected as a webcam. But to use it with several video conferencing applications, users will have to make necessary changes to the settings and choose EpocCam as the default camera.