Setup your iphone as a webcam

James DeLuccia
1 min readDec 19, 2020

A quick guide for those looking to get it done.


I have an old iphone that wasn’t worth the trade-in value. I also spend gobs of time (technical term) on zoom calls. So, why not take this camera out of the drawer and provide an alternate angle from the ‘up the nose’ shot of my laptop.

Tools I use:

Here is what I used successfully. Some cost if you go premium, but free is good enough for the regular internal meetings. Enjoy. Some links provide me a commission if you use them at no cost to you. Appreciate your love and time. Share what works for you in comments!

  • iPhone app I use (follow the 4 steps.. easy peasy)
  • I am real picky on my tripods, so here is what I use (only for phones)
  • OBS for those juggling broadcasts

It works — have fun.



James DeLuccia

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