Using your cell phone as a surveillance camera - this is how it works
If you need a surveillance camera, you can also use an old cell phone. With the right software, you can convert your cell phone into a surveillance camera in just a few steps and always have an eye on your house or apartment, even when you're on the go.
Using your cell phone as a surveillance camera: These apps helpInstead of buying a new surveillance camera to secure your home, you can also use an old cell phone. All you need is a suitable app, which you need to install on your old and your current smartphone. Once you have successfully installed it, the app will allow you to monitor your house or apartment and receive motion alerts.
- If you are looking for an app to use your phone as a surveillance camera, you can find a wide selection on the Internet, such as Alfred, Camio or IP Webcam.
- If you want to use the Alfred app for surveillance, please open it after installation and tap "Start".
- Then select the "Viewer" option and confirm with "Next" before tapping "Sign in to Google" and logging in to your Google account with your user data.
- After that, perform these steps on the old phone as well, making sure to select the "Camera" option instead of "Viewer".