Along with camera quality, sound quality is a key feature that many people look out for. For this reason, phone makers take pride in the sound quality of their models – but they aren’t always up to scratch. Indeed, sometimes you can put your headphones in a brand new phone and feel like you’ve been short-changed.
This isn’t necessarily the phone’s fault. There are certain steps you can take to improve the quality of the sound you’re listening to! Read on – we’ve got you covered.
Alter Your Phone Settings
For the ultimate sound quality, you need to head to the settings section of your phone. In most Androids there should be a ‘Sound Quality’ section where you can make some changes to suit your needs. It can get quite technical, including UHQ upscaler and options for surround sound. This doesn’t apply to all phones, however, so it’s best to Google your specific make and model or refer to the manufacturer website for help. Or, if that seems too much effort, you might need the next step…
Improve Your Headphones
Sometimes, it’s not the phone’s fault at all – it’s the quality of the headphone’s you’re listening with. To fully enjoy your phone’s audio soundstage you’ll want to upgrade from the, quite frankly, cheap, low quality earphones that often come with mobiles. This isn’t too hard to do – obviously, we recommend visiting the TaoTronics website (in particular, the noise canceling section to pick up a pair like TT-BH046 that help you really focus on the music). Search around the internet and see what’s best for you!
Keep Your Headphone Jack Clean
It happens to everyone. Sometimes lint, dust, and other small bits get stuck in your headphone jack. This can affect the connections and potentially prevent your sound quality from sounding great. To clean it out, get something small and pointy – a safety pin or a sewing needle, for instance – and clean as much as possible. You can also use a dry cotton swab, if one fits. Remember to be as gentle as possible!
Check Your Music App
Sometimes it isn’t your phone or headphones that’s the problem – it’s the App you’re listening to music with. YouTube and Spotify both have areas that let you alter the sound quality, letting you personalize everything from X to X. Apple Music is a different story – it has higher quality streaming and audio, so they prefer you to alter your settings via your iPhone. Either way, spending ten minutes perfecting these settings can make a huge difference.
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