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Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Gear' started by fdisker2000, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. fdisker2000

    fdisker2000 Member
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    Can the camera app's focus and shutter be muted?
     

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  2. SiempreTuna

    SiempreTuna Well-Known Member
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    In some jurisdictions, muting the shutter sound is illegal so many cameras don't have these settings.

    You may be able to root the phone and replace the focus and shutter sound files with empty files.
     
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  3. SebaKL

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    There is no setting for it, but placing finger on your buckle's microphone entirely kills the shutter sound off.
     
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  4. lylisdad

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    That's what I do!
     
  5. SebaKL

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    Same same :)

    I use index finger to cover the speaker, while thumb take the photos.
    Kind of got used to it already :)
     
  6. TulsaTime

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    dum question. where is the microphone?
     
  7. KOLIO

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    Check out the pix in this user manual PDF:

    https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-9420

    You'll find it on the side of the watch opposite of the power button & another one below the power button.
     
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  8. SebaKL

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    By the way, sorry, I meant to say "Speaker" not Microphone :)
     
  9. shanezam203

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    When my iPhone is on vibrate, the camera shutter is "silent".
     
  10. PavementPilot

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    Speaker is on the buckle clasp.
     
  11. clitrenta

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    The Gear's shutter sound is on by design, specifically to alert people to someone taking a sneak picture of them.
     

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