How To Turn Off Camera Shutter Sound On Snapchat (iPhone And Android)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Are you a frequent user of Snapchat? If you are, then you must probably know your way around making snaps with the Snapchat camera.

It’s can be quite annoying and sometimes embarrassing when you want to take a picture or a video but the camera makes the shutter sound in a quiet place.

If you have found yourself in such tight spots before and do not know what to do, then this is the right article for you.

In this article, you will learn how to turn off the camera shutter sound on Snapchat. You’ll be able to turn off Snapchat sound on your Android and iPhone.

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Can I Turn Off Camera Sound On Snapchat?

There is no feature or settings on Snapchat that allows you to turn off the camera shutter sound when you are taking a snap.

However, there are ways around this problem. Here are some suggestions that will work for you.

You can, first of all, put your phone on silent mode. When your phone is in silent mode, there will be no sound when you take a picture using Snapchat.

With this, you can take pictures in quiet places or take stealthy snaps without anyone ever knowing.

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How To Put Your Phone On Silent Mode

Since you can’t turn off the shutter sound Snapchat from the app, one of the options you can use when you want to take a snap is to put your Android or iPhone device on silent.

For Android Device

For Android phones, all you need to do is scroll downwards with your two fingers to display the notification panel. Tap on the sound button to switch to silent mode.

If you don’t see the option on your Android device, you can reduce your phone volume to the lowest. This will put your phone on silent.

For iOS Device

On iPhone, all you need to do is flick the ring/silent switch on the side of the phone to put it on silent mode.

Doing this will prevent the Snapchat camera from making any shutter sound when you are taking a picture.

Use Do Not Disturb Mode

You can also activate do not disturb mode on your phone to turn off Snapchat camera sound. Here is how to go about it.

For Android Device

Scroll from the top of the screen downwards with two fingers to reveal the notification panel.

Swipe right and tap on the “Do Not Disturb” button. This activates the Do Not Disturb mode on your Android phone.

For iPhone Device

Open Control Centre. Touch and hold “Focus”. Tap on “Do Not Disturb” in the menu that appears next.

This activated “Do Not Disturb” mode. You can also go to your iPhone settings, tap on Focus and tap on “Do Not Disturb”

After doing these, you can now open Snapchat and take as many pictures as you want without the camera shutter sound.


It can be quite annoying when you take pictures with Snapchat and the camera shutter makes so much noise.

It may draw unwanted attention to you or even blow your cover if you are trying a stealthy picture.

No feature on Snapchat allows you to turn off the camera sound. To remedy this problem, you can activate the “Do Not Disturb” mode on your phone.

You can also activate silent mode on your phone to prevent the camera sound when taking a picture on Snapchat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to turn off the camera sound on Snapchat without turning off the ringer?

You can activate the “Do Not Disturb” mode on your phone to turn off the camera sound on Snapchat.

How do I turn off the shutter sound on my Android phone?

Turn off Shutter sound: Open the Camera app, and then tap the Settings icon. Tap the switch next to Shutter [Camera] sound to disable it.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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