In this guide, we will show you how to install Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro devices running the latest OxygenOS 11. There are a plethora of mods available for Android devices of various types and functionalities. But out of them, one of the most common mods are related to audio section. And when we talk about the mods related to the audio domain, Dolby is no doubt one of the best available out there. It provides user with a wide choice of preset music profiles. To top that, users also get the option to tweak the music profiles as per their choice.
As Dolby had become users’ first choice audio mod, many of the Android OEMs started to integrate the Dolby audio enhancer in to their devices as default. Similarly, OnePlus also added the Dolby Atmos functionality int to their devices. It aims to emulate the 3D audio effect you get with a typical surround-sound system. It comes with some enhancements such as Dynamic, Movie, and Music. But you get only these options if you are listening to songs on your device speakers. But if you want to enjoy the full features of Dolby Atmos equalizer, you will have to connect your earphones or headphones to your device and enhance your audio.
As there were fewer options for audio enhancements for device speakers, many critics arose and their claims were justified. But fortunately, the option has not been completely removed from your device, instead the option for these tweaks have just been disabled from devices. Talking about this, if you install Dolby Atmos Equalizer on OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro that you use, you will be able to access all of Dolby’s features and enhancements for your device’s speakers as well. So with this guide, we will show you how to install Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. So read on!
How to Install Dolby Atmos Equalizer on OnePlus 8/8 Pro | OxygenOS 11
Before you jump into the instructions, you should know that your OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro already has Dolby Atmos equalizer installed. So you will not be able to install the version of Dolby Atmos Equalizer we have shared. So what to do? Well you will have to uninstall the version of Dolby Atmos that you have installed on your device and install the one provided in our guide.
But you can not uninstall Dolby Atmos from your phone in the normal way, because it is not a user installed application and is a stock app of the device. So you will have to make use of the ADB command line in order to uninstall Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro and then installing the newer version. So proceed on with the instructions provided:
STEP 1: First of all, you need to install Android SDK platform tools on your PC.
STEP 3: Then you need to enable USB debugging on your device. For this, head over to your device’s Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging.
STEP 3: Once done, connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
STEP 4: After that, you will have to proceed to the Platform tools folder, then type cmd in the search bar above and then press Enter in order to launch the command prompt.
STEP 5: After that, key in the command given into the command prompt.
STEP 6: Now your device will show a debugging prompt message on your OnePlus 8, tap on Allow to continue.
STEP 7: After that, you have to type in the following command in order to uninstall the installed version of Dolby Atmos on your OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro:
pm uninstall –user 0 com.oneplus.sound.tuner
STEP 8: If everything went good, then you should get a message telling you that the Dolby Atmos app has been successfully uninstalled from your device.
STEP 9: Now you have to reboot your phone. Once your device has been restarted, then install DolbyAtmosOOS11.apk credit for which goes to XDA developer reiryuki.
STEP 10: Now you will also have to enable Install from unknown sources on your device because you are installing an APK of the Dolby Atmos equalizer.
STEP 11: Once you have installed the APK on your device, you can easily utilize all of Dolby’s enhancements on your OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro even with your device’s speakers.
STEP 12: But if you change your about devices audio enhancer and you wish to uninstall this version of Dolby Atmos from your device and want to get the previous version of Dolby Atmos back on your OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro, then you can simply type the command given below:
So that was it from our side. These were the steps to install Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. We hope that you found this tutorial helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.