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Registered: ‎01-30-2009
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Silence camera sound?



Can someone help me with silencing the camera shutter sound? The methods that used to work a few years ago do not work anymore.


Does anyone know how to accomplish this?


Thanks in advance.



Posts: 1,561
Registered: ‎04-12-2010
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
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Re: Silence camera sound?

Hi there,


Which approach are you taking now? Previously I've seen developers create an embedded viewfinder within an application, and you then simply capture what's on the viewfinder; basically you are not going through the actual camera application.


If you have any sample source of yours you can share, it would help give a starting point of what "used to work" and it can be explored whether any changes are intentional, or bugs.


It's important to note that most regions have some form of legal requirement to perform an audible noise when a picture is taken, so double-check everything is on the up-and-up if you're looking at working around a shutter sound.

Erik Oros | @WaterlooErik | eoros@blackberry.com | Developer Issue Tracker

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