I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB.

I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients installed on a Windows / Linux computer.

Is there any way that I can add an extra option to the USB connection settings that will allow the tablet to be used as a webcam instead of a media device?

Please note I am not asking for apps that can read videos from OTG USB webcams. It's the reverse, making Android output a video feed to a separate computer via USB.

  • Does your tablet support HDMI/MHL over USB? Otherwise this could require kernel hacks. You're trying to do something with a device which was never meant to do it, so... Mar 22 '16 at 14:50
  • No Device does not support HDMI/MHL over USB. Mar 23 '16 at 10:31
  • @TamoghnaChowdhury can suggest me where to change in kernel? Jun 23 '16 at 13:31
  • I can't, and neither can anyone else on this site. This is because kernel hacks relate to development, and development-related questions are considered off-topic on this site. You may have more luck over at the XDA forums for your device. Jun 24 '16 at 5:45

Driodcam works fine for mine Lenovo tablet- skype and all video programs now recognize it as camera, therwise, i havent found anything that works, tried vysor, but that didnt work....

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