Introduction : I know most of you have a useless smartphone which is lying or thrown away in your house because of the problems you face while using those smartphones like
- Under performing system
- Outdated hardware
- No more updates on it.
- Damaged display screen
- Low Battery problem
- Tarnished body etc
Even if you try to resell those smartphones, you might end up getting very low price So it ends up in the closet.In that situation, it’s always better to go with the reusing of your old smartphone after repairing.
Keep reading this post further.I will going to explain you on how to use your old smartphone in many ways like security cam, webcam, backup drive, universal remote controller,GPS tracker etc…
Things you may require :
- A working smartphone.
- the utility app.
- Device’s charger.
- Wireless Internet – 3G service.
1.How to use old smartphone as webcam or Security Cameras.
Step 1: Download http://www.webofcam.com/download.html and install the app ‘Free Internet Cam (Web of Cam).Right now the app is available only for Android, IOS and Symbian devices to download.
Step 2: If you are using android device then you can use the app with your google account username and password and decide on as what you want the Android device to act.
Step 3:If you want to use device as camera then select Camera and tap the ‘Next’ button.The app will start up the rear camera on the display and wait for a viewer device or client to connect.
Keep the phone’s display on.
Blank out the screen by tapping the button on the bottom.
Put the device on standby mode.
The app will operate in the background and keep streaming the video feed.
Step 4: Search for a proper location to place the camera device with the charger connected to it or else use power banks in order to keep the camera to stream 24×7 and the battery of the phone itself will not last longer for sure, hence use the charger or power banks.
Make sure you have proper wireless network or 2G/3G service available in the area you are going to place the camera.
Keep the phone/tablet on a right place to cover a larger area to be monitored.
Your security camera is now ready for action.
HOW TO USE SKYPE
Wifi Camera’ for Android.