How to Turn off the Camera Click Noise on an iPhone

Techwalla may earn compensation through affiliate links in this story.
Muting your camera requires toggling its the iPhone mute switch.
Image Credit: moodboard/moodboard/Getty Images

Your iPhone camera's shutter sound effect is controlled using the same volume controls as your phone. This means that you cannot mute the camera sounds without also muting the volume for the rest of your phone. You can mute and unmute whenever necessary by using your iPhone's Ring/Silent switch, but you can also use workarounds like plugging in headphones or using your Music player.

Advertisement

Step 1

Close your camera app and press your iPhone's Home button to view your main screen.

Video of the Day

Step 2

Locate the Ring/Silent switch right above the volume control buttons on the side of your iPhone and switch it off. You will know it is in the mute position if you can see an orange bar on the switch. You will also see an icon appear briefly on your phone's screen showing a bell with a line through it.

Advertisement

Step 3

Open the Camera app and take pictures normally. All sounds from your phone should be muted, including the camera's shutter sound.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Report an Issue

screenshot of the current page

Screenshot loading...