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    I've got an old smashed up Motorola moto G that I'd like to use as a webcam, to save me buying one! Reduce reuse and recycle and all that!
    Is there a way I can access the root with my pc (windows 10 or VM ubuntu) and stream the camera to said pc?
    It's probably important to note that I can't see the screen whatsoever or use the touch function..
    Thanks in advance for any help,
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    Thanks +amoco. Unfortunately I can't download any applications to the phone as I can't actually use the phone directly. Sorry, I should have been clearer!
    Thanks for your help though! :)
     
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    You might be able to sideload apps to your phone via adb shell if you have usb debugging enabled on your phone.
     
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