How to Use Your Android Phone as a Document Camera

Around this time final week I printed a brief weblog publish about a new iPhone known as Overviewer that turns your iPhone or iPad into a doc digital camera that can be utilized in Zoom. Then in my Practical Ed Tech publication I featured that app as properly as instructions for utilizing your Android cellphone as a doc digital camera in Zoom. For those that use Android telephones and did not see my publication, listed below are instructions for utilizing your Android cellphone as a doc digital camera. Step 1: Get Something to Hold Your Phone

I take advantage of this “goose neck” mobile phone holder and ring mild combo to maintain and place my cellphone over a doc. You may additionally use a tripod that has a mobile phone bracket. I’ve even seen folks use stacks of books to maintain and place their telephones over a doc.

Step 2: Install Vysor

Vysor is software program you can set up without cost on Windows and Mac computer systems. Once it is put in you possibly can mirror your Android cellphone’s display screen by means of a USB cable. When you employ the digital camera in your cellphone, regardless of the digital camera sees can be mirrored to your pc’s display screen.

Step 3: Launch your Zoom assembly

Start your Zoom assembly then if you’re prepared to present no matter your cellphone’s digital camera is choosing up, simply display screen share the digital camera into your Zoom assembly.

In this brief video I present a demonstration of the steps outlined above.

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