How to Enable Stereo Speakers on OnePlus 5T – Tutorial

With this guide, you can enable stereo speakers on OnePlus 5T. The era we live in is filled with vast variety of technologies on smartphones. One of the most underrated of these technologies is external stereos speakers. Unfortunately not all smartphones are integrated with dual stereo speakers — we see them just starting to pop up in high end Android flagships such as the Galaxy S9. Hopefully, this trend will catch on and more manufacturers would start providing this basic yet exceptional functionality. In this guide, we will take you through the procedure of how you can enable stereo speakers on OnePlus 5T smartphone.

Looking at the specifications of OnePlus 5T, there should have been stereo speakers implemented in the device. OnePlus 5T is powered by Snapdragon 835 with 8 or 6GB RAM along side Octa-core processor. However, there are no stereo speakers. But there is a way of enabling them on OnePlus 5T thanks to the a Magisk mod for Android. There was a stereo mode developed for OnePlus 3T which was ported for OnePlus 5 to enable stereo speakers. Now it is ported again from andrizmitnick for OnePlus 5T.

Enable Stereo Speakers on OnePlus 5T

This mode can only be used for OnePlus 5T so don’t try on any other device. This mod is ported from the OnePlus 3T that does not mean you can use it on OnePlus 3T so you have to be very careful. To enable this mod, your OnePlus 5T should be rooted. Remember that this mode will only work on OxygenOS or custom ROM based on Oxygen OS. Before you start modding your OnePlus 5T, check if it has OxygenOS installed in it. This mode works on both Nougat and Oreo.

Enable Stereo Speakers on OnePlus 5T

Follow the steps below to enjoy the stereo speakers on your OnePlus 5T:

Step 1 – Download the Stereo Speakers Mod from the link below:

Step 2 – Launch the Magisk Manager. If you don’t have Magisk, we have added a link below.

Step 3 – Open the Module section through the side menu drawer.

Step 4 – Tap on the + button from the bottom and locate the zip file you downloaded and start the installation.

Step 5 – Reboot your OnePlus 5T after the installation.

Step 6 – Find OP5TSpeakerCtrl app from the app drawer. Launch it and select Stereo Mode.

There you have it! Your OnePlus 5T should now have stereo speakers. Users who are having troubles installing this Magisk Module can read through our general guide on how to install Magisk Modules through Magisk Manager.

Don’t have root access on your OnePlus 5T? You can download Magisk 16.3 and install via TWRP custom recovery to gain root. Or better yet, follow our full technical guide for complete steps on how to root OnePlus 5T.

Do tell us how is the sound of your OnePlus 5T by dropping a comment below.

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