Switching Off Camera Shutter Sound On iPhone 8
The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus comes with a very powerful camera with an interesting high level of megapixel quality. One of the common questions that bother the owners is how to switch off the shutter sound on your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Most people find the shutter sound to be very annoying especially when they want to quietly take a selfie.
It’s important to point out that it is illegal in the United States to take pictures with digital smartphones without the shutter sound. You can make use of the tips below to understand how you can deactivate the shutter sound on your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus whenever you want to take pictures.
Plugging headphones won’t switch off the Shutter sound
There is a popular method to switch off the camera sound on smartphones that won’t work on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The way this works on smartphones is that all sounds will be played through the headphones instead of coming from the speaker of the smartphone. But this does not work on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Even when you plug in the headphone, the iPhone will still separate the audio files from notification sounds. So the shutter sound will still come out from the speaker as normal.
How you can mute or reduce the volume of your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
Another method that you can use is to deactivate the shutter sound is to mute or reduce the volume of the iPhone. Hold the Volume Down key placed on the side of your iPhone until you activate the vibrate mode. When you put the Volume sound is on mute, the shutter sound will be deactivated when you take a picture on your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
Making use of a third party camera app
Another method that you can use to deactivate the Apple iPhone 8 camera sound is by downloading a third party camera apps from your Apple App Store. There are several camera apps available on the App Store, and you can download and check which camera app to know the suitable one.