What is Dolby Atmos and how to activate it?

Last Update Date : Apr 18. 2018
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In this FAQ:      
• What is Dolby Atmos?

• How to activate Dolby Atmos feature

 

What is Dolby Atmos?

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that brings you 3D cinematic experience. This is a new level of audio experience on Samsung Galaxy S9/9+. It was first used in cinema and increasingly available on TVs and home entertainment devices.  Benefits to S9/S9+ are:      


• Immersive virtual surround sound effect

• Richer audio experience for movies, music and voice

• Supports both headphone and stereo speakers

How to activate Dolby Atmos?

1 Go to Settings > Tap Sounds and Vibration
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Tap Settings

2 Scroll down and look for Sound quality and effects > Tap on Dolby Atmos
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Tap Sound quality and effects

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Enable dolby Atmos

3 4 options are available: Auto, Movie, Music and Voice
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Four options to choose from

4 Select your preferred option or keep default setting at Auto

You can also quickly activate Dolby Atmos from the notification panel:

1 Open the notification panel by dragging the status bar downwards
2 Tap on the 3 vertical dots menu button on the top right > Tap Button order
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Tap on the 3 vertical dots

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3 Drag the Dolby Atmos icon into the quick settings panel and now you can easily activate or deactivate the Dolby Atmos feature
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Drag the Dolby Atmos icon into the quick settings panel

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Click done, once the Dolby Atmos icon is placed in the quick settings panel

Dolby Atmos sound technology is also available on Samsung Soundbar.

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