How to turn your phone into a document camera? Use a simple desktop phone stand if you want to use your phone as a doc cam.

February 23, 2021

Dear Assistants,

You can easily turn your phone into a document camera to significantly enhance teaching in your online sessions.

How to turn your phone into a document camera?

Please join our webinars on using a mobile device as a document camera to find out how. The webinars are on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 12:00, Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 15.00 and Friday, March 5, 2021, at 18.00. We will send out the calendar invitations shortly.

Please watch the short video here before attending the webinar to have a more effective session. Find more info here.

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Phone stand

Although it is not necessary it helps tremendously to use a simple desktop phone stand if you want to use your phone as a doc cam. Below is a sample list of stands from popular e-commerce sites for your convenience. We do not have any particular recommendation nor any knowledge on the quality of the brands in the list. You can pick the most suitable one depending on your home setup, device and liking.

Sample 1
Sample 2
Sample 3

Reimbursement for the purchase of a new phone stand

The University will reimburse you up to 125 TL for a newly purchased phone stand to help you qucikly get started with your document camera setup.

Please carefully read the following instructions if you would like a reimbursement.

  • Buy a suitable phone stand and keep a copy of the PDF e-invoice. E-invoice is required and must be issued to Koç University.

    Invoice details:
    Address: Koç Üniversitesi Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sarıyer/İstanbul
    Tax Administration: Boğaziçi Kurumlar
    Tax Identification Number: 9240033265

  • Submit your request by filling out the reimbursement form here.
  • Rename any files (invoice, credit card slip etc) to include your name. If the payment information on the invoice is not clearly stated, additional documents are required. In that case add any receipt, credit card slip, etc.
  • Form must be submitted no later than the end of April after the purchase.
  • Your reimbursement amount is the lesser of the amount on invoice or 125 TL.
  • Your reimbursement will be sent to your account defined in the institution.

Any questions? Send an email to

Best regards,

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