Tips to Power Off Camera Shutter Sound in Android Smartphones

Sanjana March 20, 2012 0

The shutter sound is always automatically played while clicking a snap or recording video through your camera. Well this sound is hardly noticeable in open space or amongst crowd but when you are in places that require maintaining a calm atmosphere such as in a meeting, hospital, using your camera looks quiet indecent.

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You must be well aware that you can change the camera shutter sound but there are certain ways to turn off the shutter sound. Yes you can Power off your shutter sound and click unlimited pics without the shutter sound. Here we have discussed some some simple tips that will enable you to click a buy cipro snap without the camera shutter sound.

Basically there are three methods to power off the camera shutter sound.

  • Put your phone to Silent Mode
  • Use Uva Silent Widget Camera Android App
  • Install CyanogenMod 7.1.0

Let’s check out each of the methods in detail.

Put the Smartphone in Silent Mode:

You can keep your smartphone in silent mode

by reducing the incoming calls ring volume to zero so that there will be no sound while taking a snap or recording a video. This is the easiest way to power off the shutter sound. But you must keep this in mind that you wont be notified of any incoming calls, SMS or email that you receive.

Uva Silent Widget Camera Application:

You can use the Uva Silent Widget Camera Android application that lets you to take picture in silent using the widget function. This is definitely a better method than keeping your smartphone in silent mode.

Install CyanogenMod 7.1.0:

Installing a Cyanogen Mod 7 update in your rooted smartphone will enable you to power off the camera shutter sound easily. CM 7 updates the OGGs file present in your Android smartphone system files and overwrites them to disable the sound by default. After CyanogenMod 7.1.0 is installed on your smartphone, navigate through Settings > Cyanogen Mod settings > Sound then choose the option of Mute camera shutter. Here you will get a warning so click on Ok to proceed.

Thus you can power off the camera shutter sound of your Android smartphone by following the simple tips mentioned above and have a happy clicking :-)

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