Best Ways to Use iPhone as Webcam on Windows 11

A comprehensive guide on how to use iPhone as a webcam on your Windows 11 device


Getting high-quality videos is very important when creating content or joining a video call; however, many PCs’ built-in cameras are low quality, especially if your laptop is old, making it difficult to get the quality you want. However, if you have an iPhone, you could try to use your iPhone as a Webcam on Windows 11.

iPhones come with very high-quality cameras that can improve your overall video quality. So, instead of investing money to buy another costly device or software, use your iPhone. This guide will walk you through setting up your iPhone as a webcam on your Windows 11 device.

1. Make use of your iPhone directly

Since iPhones have great video and audio quality, you can simply use the Webcam on your iPhone by following the steps listed below.

  1. Launch the camera app on your iPhone.
  2. Select Video mode.
  3. Switch to the front-facing camera by clicking on the icon at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  4. Click the record button to start your video.
    Use iPhone as Webcam on Windows 11

2. Make use of your iPhone as a webcam on a Windows device

This process is quite simple to do. You only need your iPhone, laptop, and a third-party webcam application. There are numerous applications to choose from, and some of the most effective ones include EpocCam, iVCam, or Camo. The steps below will show you how to accomplish this.

  1. Download your preferred webcam application and launch it.
  2. Next, get the app drivers on your PC.
  3. Connect your iPhone to your computer using either USB or WiFi.
  4. Set your phone to capture you in its video. You might want to invest in a tripod so you have something to hold your phone in place.
  5. Ensure that your location has enough light to capture you clearly, and use the rear camera instead of the selfie camera to get the best result.

Final Thoughts

If you want high-quality videos and audio for your live streams and video calls, follow the steps outlined in this article to get your desired outcome. If you have further questions, contact us via the comment section below.

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