How to Remove Audio From a Live Photo on iPhone

    Live photo is an excellent feature we used to see in iPhones. Every time you click a live photo, sound also gets recorded for that moment. It is one of the coolest iPhone features that is fun to use.

    Usually, the feature is not a problem for iPhone users, but sometimes they want to mute live photos. It because the audio that your device captured is annoying or there is something personal that you don’t want others to hear.

    Mute Live Photos in iPhone

    Whatever is the reason for doing so, if you land up to this page, then you’re one who want to remove sound from live photo, right?

    Fortunately, it is possible and in this blog post, we will share instructions on how you can easily remove audio sounds from live photos on your iPhone. Here’s how you can do that:

    Launch the Photos app on your iPhone.

    Open the live photo from which you want to remove the audio.

    open photos app in iphone

    Tap the Edit button visible on the upper right corner of the screen to open the photo in edit mode.

    tap on live photos icon in photos app iphone

    Next, tap on the Live photo icon at the bottom left of the screen. Doing this will open the same in Live Photo edit mode.

    Here, tap on the Speaker icon visible on the upper left corner of the screen. Once you do that, the icon gets changed from Yellow to Grey.

    mute live photos in iphone

    Yellow mean Audio is enabled, while Grey icon with strikethrough means, audio is disabled

    At last, click on Done to save the changes. As simple as that!

    After doing this, if you play the same live photo, you won’t hear the audio. And you can share it with your friends fearlessly.

    What if you want to restore the audio of Live Photo? Fortunately, iPhone keeps a copy of the original live photo. You just need to revert the change made using the steps discussed above.

    So this is how you can mute live photos on your iPhone and other iOS devices. If you have any query feel free to ask via comments.

    Viney Dhiman
    Himachali, Mechanical Engineer, Snooker Lover, Avid drinker of Scotch, Traveler, and Webmaster. (

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