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Are you looking for a way to host professional-looking webinars without having to invest in an expensive webcam? Did you know that you can use your phone camera as a webcam? Using a phone camera is an easy and effective way to make sure your video quality is on point for your webinars.

Here are the steps to using your phone as a webcam for webinars:

1. Download a webcam app on your phone

There are a few apps out there that you can use to turn your phone camera into a webcam. Look for one that is compatible with your operating system and device. We tested the EpocCam app that you can download from most app stores, it's compatible with Mac and Windows. 

2. Connect your phone to your computer.

You can connect your phone with WiFi or by using a USB cable. With EpocCam, you need to download an app on your phone and on your computer to connect both devices. After you’ve done this, you are able to set up your phone camera as a webcam. 

3. Open your webcam app on your phone

Once you've downloaded and installed the app, open it on your phone and follow the instructions to connect your phone to your computer. Once it's all set up, you’ll see that the camera feed of your phone camera is displayed on your computer! 

4. Adjust your settings

Finally, you’ll need to test the video quality of your phone camera as a webcam. You can do this by setting up a test call with a friend or family member. If the video looks good, you’re all set. If not, then you may need to adjust your settings. Fun fact! With EpocCam you can add all kinds of filters, such as a blurred background, or add a black-and-white filter. 

5. Start a test webinar 

Once you've adjusted your settings, you're ready to go. Create a test webinar and see how it looks! Open the webinar on your computer, and select EpocCam in your camera settings. You should be able to see yourself in the video feed.

Using your phone camera as a webcam for webinars is an affordable and easy way to upgrade your webinars. Just make sure to download the right app, connect your phone to your computer, adjust your settings, and you're ready to go. Good luck!

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