The default sound of your Samsung Galaxy does not give you complete satisfaction? Several built-in tools and tweaks can remedy this.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones are known for their wealth of features, which allow personalization of use down to the smallest detail. In particular, there are settings and functions specifically dedicated to improving audio quality. Essential settings to know, especially for users of a Galaxy A53 5G which does not have a headphone jack. This mini-guide also applies to all recent Galaxy smartphones.
Use the built-in equalizer
Go to the settings of your Samsung Galaxy A53 and select Sounds and vibrations > Sound quality and sound effects > Equalizer.
You will find five presets: Normal, Pop, Classic, Jazz and Rock. Try them all to decide which one gives you satisfaction depending on the style of music you listen to. And if you want to concoct your own sound, the band equalizer offers all the possibilities of manual adjustment.
Using Adapt Sound
Adapt Sound will give you a hearing test to create a personalized profile based on the frequencies you hear and don’t hear.
Meet in Settings > Sounds and vibration > Sound quality and effects > Adapt Sound.
Under Adapt the sound forchoose whether you want to apply the setting to Media and Calls, Media Only, or Calls Only.
Then you will be offered to customize the sound of your Galaxy A53 according to your age by choosing one of three presets: under 30, 30-60 and over 60. Each preset boosts certain audio frequencies based on that age range. If you’re not satisfied, tap Test My Hearing.
Note that you will need to use headphones or earphones and settle in a quiet room. Your smartphone will emit several beeps. Respond whether you hear a beep or not. The results are used to create a totally personalized default audio profile.
Using Samsung’s Scalable Codec
Samsung has developed an adaptive Bluetooth codec that adjusts its bit rate based on signal strength. Normally, it activates automatically as soon as you connect Bluetooth headphones. If that’s not the case for your Galaxy smartphone, here’s how to do it.
Go to Settings > Developer options (to unlock developer options, go to Settings > About phone > Software information and tap Build number repeatedly).
Find and tap Bluetooth Audio Codec and select Scalable Codec.
Enable Dolby Atmos
Most Galaxy smartphones feature Dolby Atmos 3D sound for a more immersive experience with music listening and gaming.
Open the notification panel, swipe left to see more options and tap Dolby Atmos to enable this feature.
By default, Dolby Atmos is in automatic mode, but it is possible to choose a specific setting. To do this, press and hold the Dolby Atmos icon in the notification panel and then choose one of the three modes offered: Movie, Music and Voice.
If you also want to use Dolby Atmos with video games, go to Settings > Sounds & vibration > Advanced sound settings > Sound quality & effects, then toggle the Dolby Atmos for game slider.