Smartphone Camera For Video Conferencing TipsIf you are working from home these days chances are you are logging in to a video conference call at least once per week.

Zoom has replaced Skype as the most popular tool for this purpose these days. But not everyone has the same level of tech ability to maximize their ability to use Zoom from their smartphone.

Fortunately, the folks at AndroidPolice broke some important steps tp making your Android phone the very best digital video camera it can be for you to maximize your use of Zoom.

The reporter, Jule Wang, does a great job of breaking how to install the app, how to make best use of your smartphone camera and even how to get the best from your home environment to make a professional background and lighting.

If you're using a desk or table to place your phone and light on, you'll want to have a lamp that uses LEDs arranged into either an array or, for even facial lighting, a ring. Some foreign manufacturers produce ring lights with phone mounts built right into them. As for a stand, we suggest opting for a small tripod that can stand up to one foot tall. We've used JOBY's GorillaPod and GripTight products for a while and found them to be versatile for many uses which is why we're recommending them.

But at the end of the day, you do you. This is just a guide after all.

 

You can get all their awesome Android video conferencing tips in the complete article right here.

 

And if you're working from home let us know how important your smartphone has become in keeping you connected.