The Android IP Webcam integration connects with Android IP Webcam to turn any Android phone or tablet into a network camera with multiple viewing options.
The integration is setup as an MJPEG camera with all settings as switches inside Home Assistant. You can also integrate the sensors exposed by the app. If you have multiple phones, you can use all options inside a list.
There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:
- Binary Sensor
Download Android IP Webcam app and launch the app. When you press ‘Start Server’, it will start streaming video from your phone and the IP address of the device will be shown on screen.
Adding Android IP Webcam to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by using this My button:
If the above My button doesn’t work, you can also perform the following steps manually:
You need to enable logging in the Android app (
Data logging >
Enable data logging) if you wish to see the sensor states in Home Assistant. The sensor states stay as
unknown, until this is enabled.