Spotify settings to tweak to make listening to music even better

You can change much more than the volume when listening to music.

Jacques Martin

that you usually use listeners, listeners Where speakers, your music can be much better with a few settings changes in Spotify. The music streaming service is ranked among the best streaming apps. It lets you listen to music on the go, recommends new songs based on your activity, and provides fun, personalized streaming data at the end of each year. In 2021, Spotify even read your “audio aura”.

Read more: Apple Music vs Spotify: Comparing the Best Music Streaming Services

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And if you are part of Spotify’s 158 million paying subscribers, you can create and share playlists with your friends on social networks, or with the whole world via the application. If you have recently decided to create a Spotify account or have been offered a subscription, here are some ways to make sure your music sounds great on your iPhone and Mac.

How to Adjust Basic Volume in Spotify

Volume is pretty easy to figure out, but did you know that Spotify lets you adjust the app’s base volume to suit your surroundings?

Here’s how to adjust the basic volume on your iPhone:

1. Open the Spotify app.
2. Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner of your screen.
3. Press the Proofreading option at the top of the menu.
4. Scroll until you see Sound level.
Under Sound level there are three options: Noisy, Normal and Calm.

If you’re at the library writing an essay, Calm maybe better, and if you sweat a lot at the gym, you might want Noisy. Hit the volume level you think is best, but Spotify warns that audio quality could decrease if you choose Noisy.

If you’re using the Spotify app on a Mac, there are a few extra steps involved in the process. Here’s how to adjust the base volume on your Mac:

1. Open Spotify.
2. Click on Spotify in the menu bar at the top of your screen.
3. To select Preferences.
4. Scroll until you see Audio quality.
5. Below Audio quality, you should see Sound level.
6. Click on the drop-down bar to the right of Sound level.
seven. From here you see the same Noisy, Normal and Calm options. Choose the one that suits you.


Use the equalizer to customize your sound for your favorite genres.

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How to Adjust Your Spotify Equalizer

If you’d rather be more hands-on with how your bass and treble appear in each song, you can adjust the in-app equalizer or choose one of a few genre-based preset options.

Here’s how to adjust the equalizer on your iPhone:

1. Open Spotify.
2. Tap the gear in the upper right corner to access the Settings menu.
3. Press the Proofreading option.
4. Scroll through the menu and press Equalizer.

This opens the equalizer page where you can find the manual equalizer slider and gender-based equalizers.

At the top of the screen is the manual equalizer slider. It looks like a line graph with six dots near the top of your iPhone screen. When you first get here, the EQ should be flat.

Each point on the graph can be adjusted for more or less sound. The leftmost bar represents your bass, the rightmost bar controls your treble, and the middle bar controls – you guessed it – your midrange. You can modify the bars as you see fit.

Below the manual equalizer are the gender-based equalizers. You can choose the genre you listen to and the app automatically adjusts the sliders to optimize that style of music. After choosing one, you can further adjust the sliders for the perfect listening experience.

If you want to reset the equalizer, there is a gender-based equalizer called Apartment. This will reset the equalizer to its default value.

Unfortunately, the Mac version of Spotify does not have an in-app equalizer. But you can search for equalizer app to help you on your journey to find the best sound.

How to Adjust Streaming Quality in Spotify

You can also adjust the audio quality of your music. This is handy if you use mobile data and don’t want to increase your phone bill. Lowering the audio quality will use less data.

Here’s how to change the audio quality on your iPhone:

1. Open the Spotify app.
2. Press the gear to open Settings.
3. Scroll down and tap Audio quality.
4. Below Wi-Fi broadcast and Cellular Diffusion, you can select moo, Normal, High Where Automatique. the Automatique The option adjusts the audio quality based on your signal strength. There is also a fifth option for paid subscribers called Very high.

How to change the audio quality on your Mac:

1. Open Spotify.
2. Click on Spotify in the toolbar at the top of your screen.
3. To select Preferences.
4. Scroll to Audio quality.
5. Under Audio quality you should see Broadcast quality. Click on the drop-down menu on the right.
6. Choose between moo, Normal, High Where Automatique options, and Very high option for paying subscribers.

For more information on Spotify, see which Spotify plan is right for you and how Spotify compares to Apple Music.

Margie D. Carlisle