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Anyone 30-90 years Old Can Finally Hear Their Phone Better

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Optimizing Your Galaxy Audio to Your Biological Age

Anyone 30-90 Years Old Can Finally Hear Their Phone Better: A Step-by-Step Guide to Optimizing Your Samsung Galaxy Earphones

Hello folks! How many times have you tried to engage in phone conversations or listen to music over your earphones and realized that you could hear things so much better? That's because earphones or headphones are made for a wide variety of audiences, not accounting for your biological hearing decline, which is part of the normal aging process. In this blog post, I’m going to show you how to optimize your earphones on your Samsung Galaxy phone to your biological age. A lot of phone manufacturers don’t really account for this, but Samsung has done an amazing job. Let’s dive into the details!

Introduction to Hearing Enhancements

The issue many people face with earphones is that they are designed for a general audience, and don’t take into account the natural decline in hearing ability that comes with age. Samsung has tackled this problem head-on with a feature called "Hearing Enhancements" available on their Galaxy phones. This feature allows you to customize the sound output of your device to match your specific hearing needs, ensuring that you can hear phone conversations and music more clearly.

Getting Started

First, grab your Samsung Galaxy phone and let’s get started. The process involves a few simple steps to access and configure the hearing enhancement settings.

  1. Open the Notification Bar: Swipe down the notification bar with two fingers.

  2. Access Settings: Swipe up and find the Settings icon.

  3. Go to Accessibility: Navigate to the Accessibility section. Don’t worry about going into Accessibility settings; they contain many useful options.

  4. Find Hearing Enhancements: Look for the option labeled "Hearing Enhancements".

Utilizing Adapt Sound

Once you’re in the Hearing Enhancements menu, you’ll see several options like captions and live captions, but our focus is on "Adapt Sound."

  1. Turn on Adapt Sound: By default, Adapt Sound is turned off because Samsung doesn’t want users to mess with these settings unless necessary.

  2. Understand Adapt Sound: Adapt Sound is designed to give you perfect sound tuned specifically for your ears. It works when you’re wearing headphones, whether they are Bluetooth or wired.

Choosing the Right Preset

Adapt Sound offers presets based on age groups, which adjust the equalizer settings to amplify frequencies that are typically harder to hear as you age.

  • Under 30 years old: Boosts high frequencies.

  • Between 30 and 60 years old: Boosts high and mid frequencies.

  • Over 60 years old: Increases all frequencies.

Configuring Adapt Sound

To make the most out of Adapt Sound, follow these steps:

  1. Select Media and Calls: Choose if you want both your media and calls to go through this filter. It’s recommended to select both to experience tangible differences in sound quality.

  2. Preview Changes: If you’re wearing earphones, you can tap on the gear icon to preview the differences between presets. This helps you understand how each setting affects the sound.

Additional Customizations

Samsung offers further customization to tailor the audio experience even more closely to your needs.

  1. Preferred Ear for Phone Calls: You can choose to boost the sound in either the left or right ear depending on which ear you hear better with.

  2. Clear and Soft Preset: Play around with this option to see if it makes any noticeable difference in sound clarity.

Personalized Sound Profile

For a more personalized hearing experience, you can create a custom sound profile by taking a hearing test directly on your phone.

  1. Start the Test: Tap on "Add personalized sound profile" and plug in your earphones or headphones.

  2. Follow Instructions: The test will play specific frequencies and assess which ones you can hear. This is similar to a hearing test at a doctor’s office, though not medical-grade. It will boost the frequencies you have trouble hearing.


Samsung’s Hearing Enhancements feature is a fantastic tool for anyone experiencing age-related hearing decline. It’s easy to set up and can make a significant difference in how you experience phone calls and music. If you have a Samsung Galaxy phone, I highly recommend giving this feature a try.

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Feel free to follow these steps and optimize your Samsung Galaxy earphones for a better listening experience tailored to your hearing needs. If you have any further questions, drop them in the comments section. Thanks for reading, and stay tuned for more tips and tricks!

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