What is Dolby Atmos and how to activate it?

Last Update date : Oct 20. 2020
What is Dolby Atmos

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 S10 Series and S9/9+. It was first used in cinema and increasingly available on TVs and home entertainment devices.  Benefits are as follow:

• 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
Tap Sounds and Vibration
2 For Galaxy S10 Series, tap Advanced sound settings > Sound quality and effects > Dolby Atoms
For other Galaxy Series, scroll down and look for Sound quality and effects > Tap on Dolby Atmos
Tap Advanced Sound Settings
Tap Sound Quality and Effects
Tap Dolby Atmos
3 4 options are available: Auto, Movie, Music and Voice
Type of Dolby Atmos Modes
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 > Scroll notification panel from right to left > Tap Dolby Atoms icon
Select Dolby Atmos from Notification Panel
2 If the Dolby Atoms icon is hidden, tap on the 3 vertical dots menu button on the top right > Tap Button order
3 Drag the Dolby Atmos icon into the quick settings panel and now you can easily activate or deactivate the Dolby Atmos feature

Dolby Atmos sound technology is also available on Samsung Soundbar.

Find out where to buy Samsung Soundbar: 360W 3.1 Ch Atmos Soundbar K850 and 500 W 5.1.4 CH Soundbar K950 

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