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i dont have an equalizer in settings

i dont have an equalizer in settings

I pay for spotify and i just got a new system in my car and it sounds like **bleep**, but i dont know why i dont have an equalizer in the settings menu ive checked other ppls phones and it seems like im the only one that doesnt have it i would appreciate any help on the subject
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Yes, you should have an equalizer on Android. What version of Spotify do you have? You can find this info in the settings as well.


Also, what version of Android are you using, and what is the phone model?

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What devices are you using? Can you try a reboot or re-install of the app?
If still missing it may be part of this bug, please go to the thread and post your details.

Android works slightly differently, rather than having EQ's per app/system etc they all tap into a global EQ which controls all volumes, settings globally for all apps that tap into the media output sound channel. The inbuilt EQ (or "Audio Effects" as it's called in the app) in spotify is essentially just a link to the Equalizer built into the ROM, if (as found in some Samsung & HTC devices) the EQ control is missing from the Android Settings then there is nothing for the Spotify to link to, as such it will remove the option.

If this is the case you need to install an app such as ViPER4Android FX (which is what I use, but does require Root & BusyBox to be installed), or Equalizer and the option will appear in the Spotify app. Clicking on it will take you to the EQ app where you can control the settings.

FYI:- xda thread for V4A with setup guide, tips and support is:

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