These IP Cams contain their only little computer chip with a tiny operating system, memory and predefined web page.
All of that is not necessary when using the Android APP IPCam from android store. Purchase the one with the highest ratings with I think is by Robert Chou. This ditty works well with all good IP cameras. Follow the instruction for setup and if you do not have a static address sign up for the free dns/dny services on line. It is the New Hampshire outfit that has been around from the begging. I have had a Camera up for 6 years without failure using there IP redirection services. Remember when settin your camera up you need a direct connection of a PC and Router after that everything is wireless and no need for the pc after the setup.