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How To Disable Camera Shutter Sound on Android Phones

Most of the time when we snap any picture using our android mobile, camera shutter sound automatically sounds. When you click photo publicly, it’s okay but its not good practice when we are in meeting room or hospitals. Because there is too much silence and camera shutter sound create clicky noise that seems odd. I always use silent mode while clicking any pictures, it will disturb nobody. How to turn off camera shutter sound You may also disable camera shutter sound from camera setting option.

But some of the android devices have not such facility to disable that camera sound. There is alternate way to disable camera shutter sound on such android devices. All devices has different differnt way to disable camera click sound.

Putting Android Device on Silent Mode : This is the best way to stop that clicky noise. But there is disadvantage, say you might not get any notification for your incoming calls, SMS etc. Using

Camera Apps for android : There are some android apps available in Google Play Store to make camera sound off. They are  Silent Camera , Spy Camera OS,  VolShutter Camera, Note 2 Hidden Settings,  Quiet Camera etc.

Setting For Rooted Android Devices: Samsung like devices don’t allow user to make their camera silent, so the best way is to root the device and use the following setting to disable the Camera Sound from android device permanently.

1. Must have root access.
2. Download Root Explorer
3. Navigate to system -> media -> audio -> ui
4. Tap Mount R/W at the top
5. Scroll down to Shutter.ogg and rename it to Shutter.ogg.bak
6. Rename Shutter_multiple.ogg to Shutter_multiple.ogg.bak

Now the shutter sound is gone. Please use this responsibly. If you are using any other trick to make your camera click silent, feel free to share it with us.

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  1. kartiksaini02@gmail.com'

    it works…..but in my phone the file name is camera_click.ogg so i changed it by your method and it worked

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