Use Your Phone as a Webcam Wirelessly!

livestream tools and resources video Jun 06, 2019

You may wonder why in the world you would want to use your phone as a webcam much less wirelessly?  However, the truth of the matter is if you have a recent smartphone with a nice camera then you do not need to buy a webcam. You can use your webcam for an HD look and gain some flexibility with your phone.


Flexibility with your Phone as a Webcam

By using an app, namely EpocCam, you can use your phone via wifi aka wirelessly or connected via a USB cable.  While I have used both, I prefer the wireless option so that I can position my phone anywhere that I like without the hassle of wires.


It goes without saying that the included cameras on most laptops or built-in computers like an iMac are "okay".  They're not great but they will work.  When you want to "level-up" for view, you could purchase an HD camera or use your existing smartphone.

Phone as Webcam Gear

I use a Reticam Tabletop tripod and the Reticam adapter to attach the phone to the tripod.  It's also pretty steady and not one of those cheap plastic options.

 How I Use my Phone as a Webcam

I have used this in a Zoom meeting and I've tested it when livestreaming using Ecamm Live for Mac.  However, if I'm going to live stream, I will connect my USB to my computer or to a power outlet so that it can continue to charge during the broadcast.

List of Resources

To make it easy, here's a list of the resources and be sure to grab the FULL version of EpocCam, not just the viewer.

🌠1. Zoom for Online Meetings and Webinars:

🌠2. Reticam Tabletop Tripod:

🌠3. Reticam Phone Adapter:

🌠4. EpocCam (free) - Apple Store

🌠5. EpocCam - Google Play Store Free - Pro -

🌠6. Ecamm Live - Mac only Live Streaming

Grab More Free Resources in the Resource Library:  CLICK HERE FOR RESOURCE LIBRARY.


Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras sed sapien quam. Sed dapibus est id enim facilisis, at posuere turpis adipiscing. Quisque sit amet dui dui.

Call To Action

Stay connected with news and updates!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.
Don't worry, your information will not be shared.

We hate SPAM. We will never sell your information, for any reason.