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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by highjakker, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. highjakker

    highjakker Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    i have an unrooted S3 and was wondering how to silence the camera shutter?
     


  2. aml1025

    aml1025 Android Enthusiast

    If you have updated to 4.3, the shutter will be silenced when your phone is silenced. Before the update, that option didn't exist.
     
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  3. Whiskeypawz

    Whiskeypawz Android Enthusiast


    It is my understanding that this option varies by carrier. I believe Sprint has completely disabled that option.
     
  4. clo821

    clo821 Well-Known Member

    I have Sprint and after 4.3, as long as your phone is on vibrate or me, the camera shutter will be silent.
     
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  5. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    The international s3 (UK anyway) has always been able to silence it i think.
    I always thought it depended on the law in different places?
     
  6. Whiskeypawz

    Whiskeypawz Android Enthusiast


    Tried both on my Note 2 & it still makes noise. :-!
     
  7. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Think the only way you can silence it then mate is to be rooted, find the file with the camera sound then delete or rename it.
    If the note 2 is anything like the s3 though, just put your finger over the loudspeaker lol :)
     
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  8. Netcat

    Netcat Android Enthusiast

    Same here. After the 4.3 update, I can silence the camera shutter sound by lowering the volume to vibrate or mute before I open the camera app.
     

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