You can now use your Android phone as webcam on Windows 11

Michail, 01 March 2024

The latest addition to the Windows Insider program is the ability to use your Android phone or tablet as a webcam. Windows 11 users part of the Insider program can now use any Android 9.0 and up phone or tablet as a webcam during video conferencing sessions. To get things working you’ll also need the Link to Windows app installed on your mobile device with Microsoft specifying version 1.24012* or higher is required.

Android phone connected as a webcam to a Windows 11 PC Android phone connected as a webcam to a Windows 11 PC
Android phone connected as a webcam to a Windows 11 PC

You’ll then need to make sure you are part of the Windows Insider program and head to Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Mobile devices and select “Manage devices” and allow your PC to access your Android phone. Once set up your Android phone or tablet will show a successfully connected prompt message.

Microsoft also shares users can switch between the front and back cameras and also add effects and access recent photos from your camera roll right on your PC. Microsoft shared that the new Insider features are rolling out



Reader comments

you can connect via usb to get seamless connection. wireless is not ideal for droidcam. bad quality may attribute to your phone's camera or crappy bandwidth via wireless.

  • Anonymous
  • 05 Mar 2024
  • CbA

Yes but in my experience it is not seamless and very bad quality and connection issue I guess the native android feature will work fine And its too stupid nowdays to complain about logging into online service

  • Th3 cooki3 guy
  • 04 Mar 2024
  • vGd

With any samsung phones with ONEUI (not oneui core/M series)or HONOR select phones

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