The brand new iPhone or iPad in iOS has a great camera that has high megapixel quality. A lot of people have been having the same question regarding the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 which is how to turn off the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 camera sound when it starts to shutter.
The shutter sound on the camera can be quite annoying to a good amount of people and the sound of the clicking may even draw some unwanted attention if you are taking a selfie.
If you are in the US, it is considered illegal to turn of the camera sound since the law says that, “cell phones containing digital cameras must make a sound when taking a picture.” Take a look at the guide below on how to turn off the camera sound on the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 and to also turn the camera sound down on the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12.
How to turn down or mute or the volume of the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12
The initial option to to turn the camera sound off on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 is to turn down or mute the volume on your smartphone. You can turn down or mute the volume on your device by clicking the “Volume Down” key on side of the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 until your device changes to vibrate mode. Once the volume sound is on mute, the camera shutter sound on the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 will no longer be heard once you try to take a picture.
Plugging headphones in will not work
A good concept to turn the camera sound off on the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 that does not work is plugging in headphones into the device. In a lot of cases, when you have headphones plugged in, sounds from the device will be played through the headphones rather than the device itself. However, the iPhone or iPad in iOS does not have the feature since the device separates notification sounds from media audio which mean the sound will continue to come from the normal speakers.
Using a third party camera application
An alternative option to turn the Apple iPhone and iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 camera sound off is to use a third party camera application. This reason is because the original iOS camera application has a shutter sound once you take a photo, however, not every camera app does this. You can browse different applications on your App Store to check the camera applications to see what apps do not make a shutter sound on iPhone or iPad in iOS 12.