The smartphone is a smart device ever. It helps us to do many things in our day to day life. From morning to evening we all carrying our smartphone for different use. Technology improving every day. So Smartphone like products gets new updates. Every smartphone user wants the latest trending handset for their personal use. The latest smartphones are eye-catching things because of its better specification at an affordable cost. So users always trying to upgrade their smartphones. Don’t waste your old smartphone if it still working. We can use it. Here I’m sharing a better use for your old smartphone. You can use it as your home security camera. Let’s know how to do it.
How to Setup Old Smartphone as CCTV camera using Alfred home security camera
We can do it with the help of an Android application named Alfred Home Security Camera. You can download the app from Google Play Store. You need to install Alfred Home Security Camera app in your old smartphone to use it as a security camera and also you need to install it on another smartphone to watch the video footages. And you should create a new google account to use for this purpose.
The Alfred Home Security Camera app features are live streaming, instant intruder alert, night vision, walkie-talkie, and unlimited cloud storage to store, 360 Camera, share and playback your video footage, etc..
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Follow the below steps to set up your old smartphone:
- First, Install Alfred Home Security Camera app on your device from Google Play Store.
- Open it, the app will ask you to set this device for a viewer or camera.
- Choose “I use this device as” Camera.
- Sign in with your Google account.
- Your device needs battery charge always. So connect a power bank to your smartphone and ensure it perfectly run always.
To view the video footages, install the app on another Android device. Then choose I use this device as Viewer and sign in with the same Google Account. To view the video footages in the computer, open a browser and visit https://alfred.camera/webapp/ then Sign in.