Connecting laptop as camera

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  1. The Gmail account you use to sign in to Alfred (Optional):

  2. App version (You can find it on the About page): 4.1.6 2012

  3. Which device has the problem (Viewer or Camera name): camera

  4. Description (Any screenshot or video would be very helpful): I just don’t see a way to set my laptop up as the camera? I am able to set it up as the viewer, but I need to watch my dog remotely from my phone when I am away from home.

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Thanks. So it has to be an external cam? I can’t use the webcam?

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You should be able to utilize the built-in webcam with the emulator method.

Any cam should work, cheap Dollar Store USB webcams with adjustable light work well. But yes your laptop camera will recognize in Alfred.