The shutter sound that you hear when you take a picture with your Galaxy On5 is a very distinct noise. Anyone that is near you when you take a picture is likely to recognize that sound. This can be a problem if you are in a quiet environment.
Fortunately the shutter sound on your phone is a configurable setting, and you can choose to turn it off if you would like. Our tutorial below will show you where to find the Camera Settings menu, which contains the shutter sound setting, as well as several other items that you might like to change as well.
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Disabling the Shutter Sound on a Galaxy On5
These steps were performed on a Galaxy On5 using the Android 6.0.1 operating system. Steps may vary on different versions of Android. It is also possible to turn off the shutter sound on an iPhone, if you have been trying to do that as well.
Step 1: Open the Apps folder.
Step 2: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 3: Select the Applications option.
Step 4: Tap the Camera option.
Step 5: Touch the button to the right of Shutter Sound to turn it off.
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Note that some countries do not permit devices that can take a picture without a shutter sound. If you do not see the Shutter Sound setting on your Camera’s settings menu, then you may be in one of those countries, or your device may have originated in that country.
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