6 Quick Ways to Turn Off Camera and Screenshot Sound on iPhone

The easiest way to take a screenshot without sound is simply by flipping your iPhone’s silent switch. This is done by flip the mute switch on the side of your device. Almost every iPhone has a ring or silent switch on the top left side of the device.

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How to Turn Off Camera and Screenshot Sound on iPhone

There are several methods to stop your iPhone from making sound while clicking pictures or screenshots. However, note that they may not work on devices sold on Japanese and South Korean due to law restrictions to prevent spying.

1. Turn Off Camera or Screenshot Sound Using iPhone Silent Switch

All iPhones have the silent switch on the left side of the device, right above the volume buttons. Whenever you want to click a photo or take a screenshot without sound, move the silent switch to show orange.

This way, your iPhone will go into silent mode and won’t make any camera shutter sound.

2. Lower the Volume to Disable Camera or Screenshot Sound

As an alternative to toggling the silent switch, you can manually lower down the volume on iPhone to disable the camera or screenshot capture sound. To do it:

  • On your iPhone, swipe down from the top-right to open the control center. If you have an older iPhone with Touch ID, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
  • In the control center, swipe down on the volume slider to silence the media sounds.
  • Now, open the Camera and click pictures or take screenshots- there will not be any sound.
  • You can follow the steps while in the Camera app.
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