Equaliser (EQ), is a little but a big thing for any audio device and is now already present in almost everything from smartphones and tablets to wireless speakers, and even streaming services like Spotify. Thankfully, Google too released an update that now allows its users to tailor the audio playback for its speakers and so, to guide you, how to adjust the equalizer for Google Home, Mini or Max, we have listed out a step-by-step process to help you master the equalizer settings of your Google speakers for the perfect sound.

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Not everyone is familiar with the trick of setting up EQ rightly. But, once you get the hold of how it works, you can change the way music sounds into your desired audio style. In short, you can manipulate the sound of any music into ‘Jazz’ or ‘Party’ or any other audio effect and emphasize its bass or treble to achieve the sound quality that appeals the most to you. So, let’s see how to adjust the equalizer for Google Home, Mini or Max.

How To Adjust The Equalizer For Google Home, Mini or Max

How To Setup The Equalizer For Google Home, Home Mini or Home Max?

If you are thinking you can do this with the ‘OK Google’ method, through which you can change its voice from female to male, unfortunately here, the answer is no. EQ settings are only possible through Google Home app. So, before we begin, make sure you have the latest version of the Google Home app for your Android or iOS and is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device is.

Now, how to change the EQ settings for a Google Home speaker?

Step #1. Power on your Google Home device.

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Step #2. Launch the Google Home app on your Smartphone.

Step #3. Tap on the Devices button in the top right corner of the Home screen (or tap the hamburger button in the top left and select Devices from the menu).

Step #4. You’ll see all your connected Home devices on the screen. Scroll and select the Google Home device whose equalizer you want to set up.

Step #5. Tap the menu key (3 vertical dots) in the top right corner of the Google Home device card.

Step #6. Select settings.

Step #7. A device settings page will open up, find and tap ‘equalizer‘.

Step #8. On the equalizer settings page that opens up, you get the slider options to set the bass (the low frequencies) and treble (the high frequencies) of your Google Home device.

Step #9. Move the sliders right or left to adjust your desired audio effect.

Please note, the equalizer settings change in real time, so it’s best to set it up while playing some music.


Generally, equalizer has other settings as well, but as of now, Google only allows you to change the bass and treble for its Google Home devices. We hope you might be grooving to an incredible sound effect after setting up the equalizer of you Google Home speaker after following our guide.

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