Do shutter sound annoy you while capturing photos using Android devices, here’s the how-to about turning off camera shutter sound on Android without any root access.
Disclaimer: In some places, muting your camera shutter isn’t permitted. Please obey local laws. This post is only for knowledge purpose.
In Android KitKat Version 4.4
By default we have option in Android KitKat devices to turn off camera shutter sound.
- Open camera app.
- Hold your phone vertically and swipe right to access camera options.
- Now scroll the options and touch the speaker icon. Notification appears at the bottom whether the shutter sound is on/off.
- That’s it! Shutter sound is turned off.
Other Devices Running Android Version 4.4 Below
The above option is not available in all other Android devices running versions below 4.4. But still you can capture images without shutter sound, here are few camera apps you can make use of it to capture good images without shutter sound. The apps listed below doesn’t require any root access, you use these apps without rooting.
- Silent shooting
- Continuous shooting ON / OFF.
- Zoom shooting.
- Auto focus switching.
Unfortunately, Google has removed the app from the Google Play store.
Camera Mute Version
Camera Mute app allows you to mute stock camera shutter sound, and it works without any root.
List Of Compatible Devices:-
- Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy S3 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Galaxy S4 (Stock Camera)
- Samsung Grand (Stock Camera)
- Lenovo P780 (Super Camera)
- Huawei Ascend D1 XL (Stock Camera)
If this tool works on your device, do share your device model in the comment section below.
Here’s the link to visit xda-developers thread.
If you know any other camera apps which has an option to turn off shutter sound, do mention it in the comment section below.