You are surrounded by audio to experience breathtaking realism. That is Dolby Atmos, which creates a 3D aural experience in theaters since 2012. Now the same technology can be used on your smartphone. But Dolby has introduced this new technology for Lenovo and Amazon devices only; the anguished users of other smartphones wanted Dolby Atmos on Galaxy, LG, Sony, Pixel and other devices. Thankfully, Android makes impossible, possible. If you have got an Android device, here is how to install Dolby Atmos on Android Oreo.
Dolby Atmos will revolutionize the way you consume entertainment; from ordinary sound, feel the extraordinary aural extravaganza. Before you go ahead, you need to do some homework.
How to Download and Install Dolby Atmos on Android Oreo Device
Guitardedhero has ported a version of Dolby Atmos directly from ZTE Axon 7 firmware that can be installed on any Android device that runs Android Oreo 8.0 and later versions.
You need to install this app through TWRP, and for this purpose, you need to unlock the bootloader on your smartphone.
Next, take a Nandroid backup of your current ROM.
For this, boot your device into TWRP, and go to Backup menu and swipe the ‘Swipe to Backup’ button.
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Make sure your device battery shows more than 70% charge during the procedure.
Step #1. First off, you need to download Dolby Atmos Oreo flashable Zip.
Check the links:
- Standard: DolbyAtmos_for_Oreo_20180219.zip (guitardedhero)
- Unity: DolbyAtmos_Axon7_Oreo_Unity_2.20.18.zip (Zackptg5)
Note that Dolby Atmos gets a frequent update, so you have to download the latest file. For this, you can keep visiting XDA thread.
Step #2. Next, connect your Android phone to your computer via USB cable.
Step #3. Now you need to enable ‘Transfer Files’ or ‘MTP’ mode.
Step #4. Then copy the Dolby Atmos Oreo Zip file to your phone’s storage or SD card.
Step #5. Disconnect your device from the computer and shut the device down.
Step #6. It’s time to boot your device into TWRP recovery mode; for this, you can either use a combination of buttons on your device or simply type an ADB command with USB debugging enabled.
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Step #7. Tap on ‘Install’ in TWRP.
Step #8. Now find the Installer ZIP on your Android device and select the file: DolbyAtmos_for_Oreo_20180606.zip.
Step #9. Swipe “Swipe to Confirm Flash” button to install Dolby Atmos on Android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1.
Step #9. Flashing process will take a couple of seconds; when the process is finished, you have to tap ‘Reboot System’ button.
When your Android device reboots, open the app from app drawer and toggle the switch from the upper right corner to enable the Dolby Atmos.
Use high-quality headphones to experience the best music, which is slightly noticeable when you are using speakers on your Android phone.
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Would you like to experience Dolby Atmos on your Android phone? Write it in the comments.