How to Adjust Sound Quality on a Samsung Galaxy Phone

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samsung sound profiles
Sound quality might not be something you think about a lot when it comes to your smartphone, but it’s important. Samsung Galaxy phones come with a handy equalizer for simple audio adjustments. We’ll show you how it works and improve the quality of the music you listen to.
First, swipe down once from the top of your Samsung Galaxy device’s screen and tap the gear icon.

Go to the “Sounds and Vibration” section in the Settings.
sound and vibration
Scroll down and select “Sound Quality and Effects.”
sound quality and effects
There are a few different things you may be able to do here, depending on which Samsung Galaxy phone you own. Some devices will have a “Dolby Atmos” toggle that can enable more immersive sound.
enable dolby atmos
If you enable “Dolby Atmos,” tap it to see more audio profile options.
audio pofiles for dolby atmos
Next, back on the “Sound Quality and Effects” page, tap “Equalizer.”
tap Equalizer
Here you’ll see a number of different sound profiles and an equalizer with adjustable sliders. Tweak these settings to get the sound you’re looking for.
adjust the equalizer
The last thing on the “Sound Quality and Effects” page is “Adapt Sound.” This allows you to personalize the sound for your ears. We have a full guide on this feature (it applies to more than just the Galaxy S7 and S8).
adapt sound
With these simple tricks, you can fine-tune the sound quality on your Samsung Galaxy device to your liking!
RELATED: How to Use “Adapt Sound” on the Galaxy S7 and S8 for Better Sound Quality
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