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Audio Tutorial: Fix low audio in earphones

How to fix the low audio in earphones

I'm sure most people here have noticed that the audio in the earphones is very low and doesn't deliver very good sound, but I have found a easy fix for this which takes like 5 minutes to apply.

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Requirements:
1. The first thing you need to do is to install the Viper4Android FX app and then start it. It will ask you to install sound drivers, when it does do that select the option "Hiqh Quality", it's the optimal option in terms of battery life and sound quality. After the drivers have been installed, reboot your phone to make sure they have been loaded successfully.

2. Now open the Viper4Android app again and select "Headset" at the top, then check the box for enable under Master Power. After you have done that, check the enable box for Playback Gain Control, and in "Select effect strength" chose Extreme.

Enjoy! The sound should be alot higher now and the bass should also have been improved by this quick fix.
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Thanks a lot for this awesome mod mate !!


Btw, isnt this app similar to dsp manager ? Can you please clear that up for me ?
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Thanks a lot for this awesome mod mate !!


Btw, isnt this app similar to dsp manager ? Can you please clear that up for me ?
I'm quite sure of that this app is based on DSP Manager sources, but this app is much better in terms of loudness and such so don't waste your time on DSP manager.
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  • Xperia Ray ➜ CM10.1 ➜ nAa 3.4 kernel
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Has anyone tried the inbuilt Audio Enhancement option... All yu have to do is
Long press the home screen to get the usual Widget/Apps/Wallpaper/Theme options...
Select 'Apps'...
And then 'Shortcuts'...
You should see a long list for apps. Select 'Setting Shortcut'
And finally you should see a list. Select 'Audio Profile'. Select that option.
This should create a shortcut on your home screen... Now click on the new icon on your home screen...
You should see options like to create new audio profiles and at the bottom, an option for sound enhancement for earphones...

Let me know if this works for you...

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Mate, the audio enhancement option can be easily accessed via the walkman itself.

No need to go through such a big hassle just to get to the option
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My friend they are not the same...

The sound enhancement that I am talking about is only for earphones... That means for listening music or while on calls...

The option you are talking about is meant only for Walkman app or music apps like Google music... This option is for both earphone and the phone's speaker...

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My friend they are not the same...

The sound enhancement that I am talking about is only for earphones... That means for listening music or while on calls...

The option you are talking about is meant only for Walkman app or music apps like Google music... This option is for both earphone and the phone's speaker...

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Sorry mate , you were right

However, I tried it and it makes the audio much worse, the details, bass and overall sound becomes really jarring .

Btw thanks for the info
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