But, now some Android phones do have a button in the camera interface for you to toggle that sound effect off. For those whose sound cannot be muted, you need to see the second guide.
Part 1: Guide to Mute Android Camera Sound
Part 2: Guide to Delete Camera Sound File
Part 1: Guide to Mute Android Camera SoundNote: It may not be suitable for all the phones.
Step 1.Turn on Camera
Click the Camera app and you will get it launched.
Step 2.Use the Mute Button
Tap the Menu button and then go to "Others". Tick "Mute". Now you shutter sound is off.
Part 2: Guide to Delete Camera Sound FileStep 1. Install Framaroot
There are so many ways to do this. And Framaroot works for most phone. Get it at AndroidXDA. Download and set it up.
Step 2. Start to Root Your Android
Click the box and select "Install SuperSU". Try the first exploit "Boromir". If it fails, try the other two.
Step 3.Delete the Sound File with Root Explorer
Install and open your Root Explorer. Go to /root/system/media/audio and you will find this file named "camera_click.ogg". Use the button "Mount R/W". Press and hold the file name for a while. Click "Delete" and all is done.
Now you can take pictures silently. If you like it, don't hesitate to share the article with your friends. Cheers.