android_ip_webcam component turns an Android phone into a network camera with multiple viewing options.
It’s setup as a mjpeg camera and all settings as switches inside of Home Assistant. You can also expose the sensors. If you have multiple phones, you can use all options inside a list.
To set it up, download the IP Webcam app, and add the following information to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry android_ip_webcam: - host: 192.168.1.10
- host (Required): The IP Address of the phone on the network.
- port (Optional): Default is set 8080. The port the IP Webcam listens on.
- name (Optional): Override the name of the phone.
- username (Optional): The username to access the phone.
- password (Optional): The password to access the phone.
- scan_interval (Optional): Default is 10 seconds. Defines the update interval of the phone.
- sensors array (Optional): Conditions to display sensor in the frontend. See list of supported sensors.
- switches array (Optional): Conditions to display settings in the frontend. See list of supported settings.
- motion_sensor (Optional): Activate motion sensor if auto_discovery is disabled.