1. mps80y's Avatar
    Has anyone worked out how to disable the camera shutter sound on the Australian S5?

    I've rooted and tried the following without success

    * renamed the camera ogg files in system/media/audio/ui
    * tried the silencer apps on Google Play
    * added the line true to others.XML and features.XML (adding this line adds the option for shutter sound to the camera settings but pressing the option doesn't change the setting)

    Has anyone had any success?

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    04-29-2014 08:53 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    On my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3, I used "enforced stream silencer". Doesn't require root. If you are interested, do a Google search, it should be the first result.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    04-29-2014 09:01 AM
  3. dad2noah's Avatar
    What if you just turn volume all the way down? Works for the Sprint US version.
    04-29-2014 01:53 PM
  4. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    1. Long press power button
    2. Select vibrate
    3. Profit..... er, I mean take pictures without shutter sound.


    Works without root (I am using Verizon variant)
    04-29-2014 02:01 PM
  5. mps80y's Avatar
    Thanks for the replies.

    I've tried all of these things but the shutter sound is still there

    I'm using the Vodafone Australia version.

    Any other ideas?

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    04-29-2014 09:59 PM
  6. Madu K's Avatar
    I tried all these too. I even moved all the sound files to an SD card and removed it. The sound was still there even after I restarted the phone. I now use Camera FV-5 app as my default camera with phone set to vibrate. Now it feels just like my old iPhone.
    05-01-2014 11:44 PM
  7. eyecon82's Avatar
    On my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3, I used "enforced stream silencer". Doesn't require root. If you are interested, do a Google search, it should be the first result.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    can you explain what this does? i found where to download it, but doesn't offer much of an explanation
    05-02-2014 11:54 PM
  8. mobilecrackers's Avatar
    do not remove the camera sound file instead add a silent sound file and make sure it is in .ogg format.
    You need to root first.

    Sent from my GT-N7100 using AC Forums mobile app
    05-03-2014 12:10 AM
  9. davoidd's Avatar
    Answer:

    Need root

    In system\csc file called customer.xml

    Use root explorer and I tried with ES Explorer and wouldn’t work

    Find <ShutterSound>on</ShutterSound> and change it to off

    Worked for me with SM-g900i. People saying they can mute the phone and that works have a different variant of the phone.
    The SM-G900i is the Oceania version and has no way to turn off the sound, unlike versions from the UK or US I believe.
    You can put a custom ROM on and trip knox or use Mobile Odin and some other methods, but to be honest using the stock ROM with Wanam Exposed is the way to go.
    03-05-2015 07:50 PM
  10. BR34KF4ST's Avatar
    go google 'enforced stream silencer' doesnt require root though

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    05-30-2015 03:22 AM
  11. AXEL314's Avatar
    Super late reply, but doesn't oversea version have the option to simply turn it off?

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    06-01-2015 02:09 AM

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