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I am using 4.1 JB Rooted Device & want to completely disable Camera on my mobile as it is not allowed at my work place. Currently I am using 'Disable Camera device' app but one can easily Enable camera using this app.

I am looking for a way where without a PC & connecting through ADB one should not be able to Enable camera. Technicians at our workplace should also not be able to enable the camera.


I have got the following codes from one of the Camera Disabled app... How to use them?

Support Shell command line operation

> adb shell
$ am start -a android.intent.action.MAIN -n jp.ne.neko.freewing.DisableCameraDevice/.CameraDeviceDisable
$ am start -a android.intent.action.MAIN -n jp.ne.neko.freewing.DisableCameraDevice/.CameraDeviceEnable
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The only true way of disabling the camera is to recompile the kernel minus camera drivers... –  t0mm13b Aug 7 '13 at 15:24
    
BTW what is the device in question? –  t0mm13b Aug 7 '13 at 15:27

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Check the Device Administration guide. Camera can be disabled from Android 4.0 onwards. http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/admin/device-admin.html

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