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How to use the sound amplifier on Android 10

marzo 25, 2020

Did you know that Android has a built-in amplifier for more comfortable and natural listening? The app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or you can already have it installed on your Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.

The first step to using the sound amplifier is to see if it is already integrated into your operating system or not. To find out if you have a sound amplifier, go to Settings> Accessibility> Sound amplifier. Can't find it? If so, download it from the Google Play Store.

What can this sound amplifier do?

Designed for headphones connected either via a 3.5mm jack (if your device still has one) or via USB-C headphones, Sound Amplifier can amplify weak sounds and reduce loud noises to give you a its more balanced. It also allows you to continue having pleasant telephone conversations in noisy environments such as train stations or very frequent bars.

It allows you to customize your listening experience by adjusting the microphone and audio settings using simple sliders. You can even adjust each ear individually for optimal sound. This feature is particularly useful for people with hearing impairment in one ear.

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You can find the sound amplifier under the accessibility settings. / AndroidPIT

The sound amplifier is available on devices running Android 6 Marshmellow. However, you will have to give the application certain permissions such as access to your microphone and to the phone itself so that the app recognizes when there is an incoming call.

How to use the sound amplifier on Android

  1. Open theapplication Parameters from your device.
  2. Press on Accessibility, then on Sound amplifier.
  3. Press service Use.
  4. To accept the permissions, press okay.
  5. Connect a wired headset to your device.
  6. Start the sound amplifier, slide it up with two fingers or press the "Accessibility" button.
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Authorize the app, then use your two fingers to open it. / AndroidPIT

You can now use the sound amplifier to modify the sound, including the strength of the noise reduction, adjust the amplification and adjust the fine adjustment.

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You can change the settings, adjust the boost and fine tuning differently for each ear! / AndroidPIT

Have you tried Sound Amplifier on Android? Share your experience in the comments section below.

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