Zoom has become one of the most popular video conferencing platforms since quarantine came into our lives, practically all meetings, whether for studies or work during the pandemic, were done through this application.
We can access Zoom from the computer, from a tablet or from a mobile phone , and from any device with which you enter a conference, you can use your camera as long as said device has one. However, this time we will put computers aside a bit and focus on mobiles, as we will tell you how you can use your phone’s camera for your Zoom meetings and classes .
- What camera on my cell phone do I use for a Zoom video call?
- What do I need on my cell phone if I want to enter a Zoom chat?
- Check that your microphone and camera are working
- Check that the Zoom app is up to date
- What is the way to enter a Zoom video call on my mobile?
- If my cell phone is an iPhone
- For mobiles with Android system
- How do I use my cell phone camera on a computer?
- Using a cable from the mobile to the computer
- Through a wireless connection
- How do I share my mobile screen in a Zoom call without turning off my camera?
What camera on my cell phone do I use for a Zoom video call?
In your Zoom meetings you can use both the front and rear cameras of your device. By default, the option to use either of the two cameras is already configured when you first enter this platform.
What do I need on my cell phone if I want to enter a Zoom chat?
To enter a Zoom meeting you must meet certain requirements previously , although you do not have to be alarmed, because it really is nothing to write home about what you need to enter a session, although we already anticipate that it is strictly necessary to have a device mobile.
Check that your microphone and camera are working
In order for you to have a good Zoom experience, it is practically mandatory that you have a microphone and a camera . In the case of mobiles there is no major mess with this issue, since these devices already have both components incorporated. The only thing left for you to do regarding this is to check that both your camera and your microphone are working properly. You can do this before entering a Zoom conference by recording a simple video with your mobile camera, if you speak in that video, you will be able to check that both your microphone and your camera are working well.
Check that the Zoom app is up to date
To avoid some inconveniences when it comes to being in an important Zoom meeting, it would be good if you check before entering the conference if your application is updated to the latest version of the app.
What is the way to enter a Zoom video call on my mobile?
To enter a meeting in Zoom from your mobile, whether it is iPhone or Android, there are different methods, although all of them are very simple, and these methods are valid for both devices.
If my cell phone is an iPhone
To join a Zoom meeting from your iPhone you must first have the application installed. To enter the conference as such you have two options; enter through an invitation link that can be sent to you by mail, WhatsApp, Telegram or any other messaging app. Your other option is to enter using an entry code, which must be shared with you through any means . Even on iPhone there is a method of inviting through iMessage, however, this only works between Apple devices.
For mobiles with Android system
With Android mobiles it is practically the same as with iPhone. They must send you an invitation link or an access code through any messaging service and you will be able to enter the Zoom meeting through these means, although you must first have the application installed on your mobile.
How do I use my cell phone camera on a computer?
If you want to join a Zoom meeting from your computer, but you don’t have a camera on it, you should know that you can use your mobile camera as a webcam , which will help you have a camera in your conference.
Using a cable from the mobile to the computer
There are applications that perfectly serve as a bridge between your computer and your mobile to be able to use the latter as a webcam in case your computer does not have one. One of the most effective methods these apps use to link both devices is via a USB cable.
Through a wireless connection
Through the same applications that we mentioned in the previous point, both devices (computer and mobile) can be linked through the same Wi-Fi network. However, if you do not have a good internet connection, we do not recommend that you use this option, as the image could be seen with a lot of lag.
How do I share my mobile screen in a Zoom call without turning off my camera?
If you want to share your mobile screen in a Zoom meeting, you just have to click on the “Share” option that is below in the settings bar, and when the share menu is displayed, choose the “Share screen” option. After you share it, you just have to turn on your camera in Zoom and you will have both options active.