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HOW TO USE ICAMSPY
iCamSpy will turn your Android device and any PC with webcam and microphone into a mobile video and audio surveillance system.
Step 1. Start the iCamSpy app (Trial or Pro) on your Android device.
Step 2. Click on the CONNECT button.
Step 3. Click on the REGISTER button to create a free iCamSpy account if you don't have one yet.
Step 4. Enter your email address and a password to register a new iCamSpy account. Don't lose your password!
Step 5. After creating the account, click on the CONNECT button and login with your iCamSpy account.
Step 6. Select if you want to connect your Android device to the surveillance PC via WiFi or 2G / 3G / 4G mobile network.
Step 7. Your Android device is now waiting to connect to the surveillance PC.
Step 8. Go to the surveillance PC (any PC with webcam and microphone) and open www.icamspy.com with a browser. iCamSpy works best with Firefox.
Step 9. Enter your iCamSpy account into the Recorder Web Tool located in the center of the page and click on the CONNECT button.
Step 10. Your Android device will now try to establish a connection to the surveillance PC.
Step 11. When the connection is established between your Android device and the surveillance PC, you will see a live webcam image broadcasted to your Android device. You can now use the many features iCamSpy provides which are explained below.
HOW TO USE THE RECORDER WEB TOOL
The website recorder web tool is made up of three parts. Starting from the right, you will see the Tool Settings with many powerful options, such as setting the motion detection sensitivity, receiving email alerts or hiding the recorder web tool. In the center, you see the webcam video and motion detection sensor. On the left is the Video Recorder.
The Video Recorder can automatically record five second videos every time motion is detected. You can turn this feature off by disabling motion detection in the tool settings. Recorded videos show as green flashing buttons. Click on those buttons to download the recorded videos to your PC. You can watch the videos with the free VLC Media Player. The video format is FLV.
HOW TO USE THE WIFI MODE
When you login with the iCamSpy Android app, you have the option to connect to the surveillance PC via WiFi or 3G / 4G mobile network. To connect your Android device to the surveillance PC via WiFi, you need to have a WiFi connection on your Android device. The WiFi mode will provide live HD video and audio surveillance on your Android device. On the left side, you will see a menu with buttons and a status screen at the top. Click on the HELP button to find out what functionalities these buttons have. You can use the WiFi mode in two ways. You can either have the app open and actively view the surveillance video or you can put the iCamSpy app in the background. When the iCamSpy app is running in the background, you will receive audio alerts on your Android device and it will vibrate when motion is detected on the surveillance PC, even when your Android device's screen is off. To quickly return to the iCamSpy app to view the live surveillance video, click on the iCamSpy app icon again. To completely exit, disconnect and shut down the app click on the EXIT button.
HOW TO USE THE 3G / 4G MODE
When you login with the iCamSpy Android app, you have the option to connect to the surveillance PC via WiFi or 3G / 4G mobile network. The 3G / 4G mode will provide live photos and low resolution video surveillance on your Android device. On the left side, you will see a menu with buttons and a status screen at the top. Click on the HELP button to find out what functionalities these buttons have. You can use the 3G / 4G mode in two ways. You can either have the app open and actively view surveillance photos or you can put the iCamSpy app in the background. When the iCamSpy app is running in the background, you will receive audio alerts on your Android device and it will vibrate when motion is detected on the surveillance PC, even when your Android device's screen is off. To quickly return to the iCamSpy app to view live surveillance photos, click on the iCamSpy app icon again. To completely exit, disconnect and shut down the app click on the EXIT button.
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