Unlock Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8, 7T and OnePlus 7 series.
OnePlus switched to Dolby Atmos audio tuning from the OnePlus 7 series. To perform any modifications inside the firmware, root access is required. XDA Senior Member Rayekk has discovered a method that doesn’t require root access to replace the barebones Dolby Atmos Settings on the OnePlus 7 Pro with a more equipped equalizer.
XDA members have tested the method on OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Even the method will work on OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series.
In Oxygen OS only three enhancements are offered by Oneplus-Dynamic, Movie, and Music because Dolby Atmos equalizer presets in these phones. The built-in presets come from the com.oneplus.sound.tuner package which is a system-app.
Steps to Unlock Dolby Atmos equalizer on OnePlus 8, 7T and OnePlus 7 series-
Uninstall the package for the current user and then install a compatible controller app. The steps are listed below:
- Set up ADB shell access and you can also follow the video guide.
- Turn on USB debugging on your OnePlus phone and connect it to your PC.
- Execute the following ADB command:
adb shell pm uninstall --user 0 com.oneplus.sound.tuner
- This will uninstall the stock presets from the primary user profile. Now you can download the Dolby Atmos Equalizer extracted from the Razer Phone‘s Android firmware using this link.
The new equalizer will integrate with the OxygenOS firmware. While you can also restore the old presets using this ADB command:
adb shell cmd package install-existing com.oneplus.sound.tuner
You should remove other Dolby Atmos apps beforehand to avoid potential conflicts.