Sound Amplifier makes everyday conversations and surrounding sounds more accessible among people who are hard of hearing, using just your Android phone and a pair of headphones. Use Sound Amplifier to filter, augment and amplify sounds around you and on your device.
Available for devices with Android 8.1 and later. To start using Sound Amplifier, connect your headphones, then go to Settings > Accessibility > Sound Amplifier or Settings > Accessibility > Downloaded apps.Features
• Reduce unwanted noise to recognise speech better.
• Focus on a speaker’s voice in noisy environments with conversation mode. (Available for Pixel 3 and above.)
• Listen to conversations, TV or lectures. For audio sources that are farther away, Bluetooth headphones are recommended. (Bluetooth headphones might have delayed sound transmission.)
• Personalise your listening experience for surrounding conversation or media playing on your device. You can reduce noise or boost low frequency, high frequency or quiet sounds. Set your preferences for both ears or separately for each ear.
• Turn Sound Amplifier on and off using the Accessibility button, a gesture or Quick Settings. Learn more about the Accessibility button, gesture and Quick Settings: https://support.google.com/accessibility/android/answer/7650693
• Open Sound Amplifier more easily by adding it to your app list. In Sound Amplifier settings, turn on 'Show icon in the app list'.Requirements
• Available for Android 8.1 and later.
• Pair your Android device with headphones.
• Conversation mode is currently available on Pixel 3 and above.
Send us your feedback on Sound Amplifier by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. For help using Sound Amplifier, connect with us at https://g.co/disabilitysupport
Access to the microphone will allow Sound Amplifier to process the audio for amplification and filtering. No data is collected or stored.
• Accessibility service:
Since this app is an accessibility service, it can observe your actions, retrieve window content and observe text that you type.