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How To Turn OFF Camera Shutter Sound On Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max And iPhone XR

Posted by Sam Summers on September 22, 2018

The new Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR comes with a fantastic camera with high megapixel quality. One of the common questions that some owners have been asking is how to switch off the camera sound when they use the camera to take a picture.
Some people find this sound to be annoying and the sound also makes it difficult to quietly take a picture without drawing the attention of everyone that is beside you.
It’s also important to point out that switching off the camera shutter sound is considered illegal in some countries. However, if you will like to know how you can turn off the camera sound on your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, then you are reading the right article.

How To Mute Or Turn Down The Volume Of Your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max And iPhone XR

One of the proven methods of switching off the camera sound on your Apple device is to mute or reduce the volume of the device. You can do this by pressing and holding the volume down button until the Vibrate mode is activated. Once your device is in t Vibrate mode, you can take pictures with your device without the shutter sound.

Plugging headphones is Ineffective

One of the common ways of switching off the camera shutter sound on smartphones generally is by plugging headphones into the smartphone. However, this idea does not work on Apple smartphones; this is because your Apple smartphone separates media audio from notification sounds, and that means that the shutter sound will still be heard from the speakers as normal.

Use a third party camera app

Another method that you can use to switch off the camera sound is by downloading a third party camera app from your App Store. There are a lot of third party camera apps that comes with the option to switch off the shutter sound that you can download and use on your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.