Google's Sound Amplifier, a hearing-impaired feature that can improve volume, is now available for devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and later. The feature was already announced on Google I / O 2018 and first introduced in February last year for Android 9 Pie.
The Sound Amplifier lets you adjust the frequencies to adjust the sound of your headphones and emphasize foreground sounds and minimize background noise. The feature now also displays a green visualization that displays audio in real time so you can set how much sound you want to reduce or amplify.
- Download the Sound Amplifier app from the Google Play Store.
- After installation, open the settings and go to the Accessibility menu.
- Scroll down and find "Sound Amplifier". Tap on it and turn the mode on. Note that this feature currently only works with wired headphones.
- Once you have turned on the audio amplifier, you can adjust the volume as needed. You can also adjust the sound on each ear separately by activating the lower option.
These customizations can be especially useful when working in different environments, such as: In a noisy concert or in a restaurant, cinema or on the way to work. Sound Amplifier support is available for phones running Android 6 Marshmallow and higher from today.
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