How do I turn off camera Shutter sound on iPhone? Faced with this puzzle while using the camera on your iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7, Plus, 6(s), 6(s) Plus, 5s and iPhone SE? Well, there are four different answers to this question. This tutorial will tell you how you can disable camera shutter sound on iPhone or iPad.
But why should you mute iPhone camera shutter sound? Well, you want to click photos secretly, without informing the person you capture on your device. In this situation, you have to keep shutter sound off on your iPhone. Moreover, there are some places where photography is prohibited, and still, you want to take pictures silently on your iOS devices (however, we do not recommend this). It’s your choice; you may have to face the lawsuit for this legal offense. Anyway, if you want no shutter sound on your iPhone, you can follow some simple tricks and tips given below.
Is it legal to keep your iPhone camera shutter sound off?
You cannot keep your iPhone camera sound mute in some countries. Japan and Korea do not allow phone users to keep the shutter sound silent; well, there are no legal provisions but wireless carriers made it mandatory and smartphone makers did the same. If you are visiting countries like Japan and Korea, you will have to keep the iPhone camera sound turned on all the time while taking pictures on WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, Messenger and other apps.
How to Turn Off Camera Shutter Sound on iPhone
Method #1: Use the mute switch
Agreed, this will silence your entire iPhone; but at the same time, using this mute switch will also mute iPhone camera.
Method #2: Turn down the volume by Using Volume Down Button
On the left of your iPhone, there are ‘volume up and down’ buttons; simply press the volume down button and it will turn off camera sound.
Method #3: Turn down the volume from Settings
You can also control volume from Settings (without using physical buttons).
Settings → Sounds → Slide the ball under RINGER AND ALERTS. Drag the slider to the extreme left and your iOS device will be silent.
Method #4: Use Assistive Touch to Mute iPhone
If you are using virtual home button on your iPhone, you can use AssistiveTouch to mute your iPhone, and thus, the camera will be silenced.
Once that virtual button begins to float on your iPhone screen, tap on that Assistive Touch button. Next, tap on Device and then tap on Mute (bell icon).
If you don’t find a Mute button in Assistive touch, then go Setting → General → Accessibility → Assistive Touch → Customize Top Level Menu → tap on Plus icon → tap on Newly added Plus button and choose Mute → tap on Done.
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