It’s probably annoying that you cannot turn off camera sound if holding an iPhone that’s unable to disable camera sound, especially for Japanese or Korean iOS devices. Here is a detailed guide on how to mute camera sound on iPhone.

Step 1 Install Tenorshare 4MeKey and Connect Your Device

Firstly, please download and install Tenorshare 4MeKey, and then you’ll see three options from the main interface. Just choose “Turn Off Camera Sound” at the right corner of the bottom.


This feature only supports the device which is compatible to be removed iCloud Activation Lock.

turn off camera sound with 4mekey

Then the program navigates you to this feature and reminds you that the device will be jailbroken. Please read the following precautions carefully.


1. Do not connect multiple devices when you use this feature and keep the device fully charged at least 70%.
2. Please read the disclaimer of using Tenorshare 4MeKey and get to know the potential risks.

turn off camera sound with 4mekey

Now connect your device to the computer and then tap “Trust” on your device and allow the program to access your device. Wait for seconds until the program to recognize it.

turn off camera sound with 4mekey - connect device

Step 2 Start to Jailbreak Your Device

After your device is connected, the program begins to download the jailbreak tool on your computer.

4mekey download jailbreak tool windows

Now you need to use a USB flash drive to burn the jailbreak environment, and this would help jailbreak the device.

4mekey start to burn jailbreak environment

icon Note:

Burn jailbreak environment to your USB flash drive, on which all data will be erased. Please get a USB flash drive(more than 2 GB capacity) without any data or have a backup of your USB flash drive.

Wait until the jailbreak environment is successfully burned to a USB flash drive, then follow the next steps to finish the process of jailbreaking. You can scan the QR code on the screen to get a detailed tutorial guide on how to jailbreak or follow the step-by-step hints.

4mekey burn jailbreak environment

Step 3 Turn Off Camera Sound

Once you’ve jailbroken your device, all detailed information about the device will be listed. Please confirm the device information and click the “Start to Turn Off” button.

4mekey confirm device info

The program starts to disable camera sound on your iOS device, which usually takes less than 1-2 minutes. Just wait for a while.

4mekey turning off camera sound

Finally, the shutter sound on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch is turned off. Now, you can try to open the camera app and check if the sound has been successfully disabled.

4mekey turned off camera sound

icon Note:

After your device has disabled camera sound, do not easily restart, factory reset, update the iOS system or flash the firmware. That would enable your camera sound again.

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