How to increase the maximum sound volume of an Android smartphone

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Android smartphones like iPhones all have the same flaw: the maximum volume that comes out of their speakers is always too low – and we're not even talking about their rather mediocre quality here. It is nevertheless possible to unleash the maximum volume thanks to applications. In this quick tutorial we'll show you how to do it in minutes with the free Volume Booster app.

Smartphones have always been excellent audio players. And yet, their loudspeakers are far from their strong point. In 2018, most manufacturers don't even offer stereo as standard. In addition to being of poor quality, the sound coming out of the speakers of smartphones is often far too low to make the listening experience enjoyable. It is nevertheless possible to play with the properties and power of smartphone speakers, via applications.



How to increase the maximum sound level that comes out of the speakers of an Android smartphone

Volume Booster / Credit: Phonandroid.com

To increase the maximum sound of your Android smartphone:

  • Install Volume Booster from Play Store by clicking this link
  • Play music from any app or start a video
  • Return to the home screen and launch Volume Booster
  • Drag the slider Boost to the right, at your convenience

Is boosting the volume beyond the maximum of an Android smartphone dangerous?

Volume Booster developer GOODEV points out that using the app is at your own risk: “Some users report having their speakers or headphones destroyed. If you hear that the sound is distorted, lower the volume (but it may already be too late)”. The maximum volume of a smartphone is normally set by the manufacturer to obtain the best possible audio experience given the hardware limitations.



Regarding headphones, increasing the volume beyond a certain limit can send too much current through the solenoids of the headphones, and damage or even tear the membrane. Beyond the material risks, prolonged listening in headphones at too high a volume can irreparably damage your eardrums and lead to deafness. Caution is necessary, especially when you find yourself in an already noisy environment which encourages increasing the volume and reduces the perception of danger.



Do you find this guide useful, or know of other tips? Feel free to share your feedback in the comments.

Read also: how to improve the audio quality on your smartphone




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