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[Q] How to turn off Camera shutter sound?

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19th January 2011, 09:28 PM   |  #1  
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Has anyone found a Camera app that is compatible with XT720 ?

or know of a way to disabling the stock Camera shutter sound ?

many of the apps that works fine (on/off sound) on my other phones it doesn't seem to work on the XT720

it seems to completely ignore if you have the shutter sound off, even on camera apps that provide that option.
20th January 2011, 12:07 AM   |  #2  
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I just plugged-in my earphone, so the sound is redirected to the earphone instead of the camera speaker. :P ... that's the fastest way to do.
20th January 2011, 12:37 AM   |  #3  
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go to /system/media/audio/ui/ and look for cameraXXXX.ogg and either rename it or cut and paste it somewhere else. no more click
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20th January 2011, 01:43 AM   |  #4  
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holly ****! "silent mode" does not work...
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20th January 2011, 01:47 AM   |  #5  
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go to adb shell...
su
mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
mv /system/media/audio/ui/camera_click.ogg /system/media/audio/ui/camera_click.ogg.old
mv /system/media/audio/ui/VideoRecord.ogg /system/media/audio/ui/VideoRecord.ogg.old
exit

done...so eazy ...huh!

ps/ no need the the rubbish app...xt720 cannot be mute by app or silent button..
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excellent ideas
31st May 2011, 01:47 AM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by reaperzero

go to /system/media/audio/ui/ and look for cameraXXXX.ogg and either rename it or cut and paste it somewhere else. no more click

Good idea but the files are write protected. Can't rename, delete or move. Anything can be done about this?
31st May 2011, 02:02 AM   |  #8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mlevit

Good idea but the files are write protected. Can't rename, delete or move. Anything can be done about this?


You can try using root explorer to delete/rename the files. Or install terminal emulator to type the commands written by khalpowers:
su
...
exit
28th August 2011, 10:26 PM   |  #9  
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Originally Posted by khalpowers

go to adb shell...
su
mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
mv /system/media/audio/ui/camera_click.ogg /system/media/audio/ui/camera_click.ogg.old
mv /system/media/audio/ui/VideoRecord.ogg /system/media/audio/ui/VideoRecord.ogg.old
exit

done...so eazy ...huh!

ps/ no need the the rubbish app...xt720 cannot be mute by app or silent button..

Master solution. Refer to youtube: "adb shell" if you're a noob.
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Just use root explorer to rename the extension from .ogg to .bak. then the sound will be gone.

Sent from my MilestoneXT720 using XDA App

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