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Change your sound settings

You can change the audio settings of your Google Nest or Home speakers or displays in the Google Home app. You can also change the audio settings of the following Chromecast devices:

  • Chromecast (3rd gen or older)
  • Chromecast Ultra
  • Chromecast Audio

To learn how to change the audio settings of your Chromecast with Google TV, go to Advanced sound settings for Chromecast with Google TV.

Adjust equalizer

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app and then at the top right, check that the app is switched to the Google Account you use to control your device.
  2. Tap Favorites or Devices .
  3. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  4. At the top right, tap Settings and then Audio and then Equalizer.
  5. Adjust Bass and Treble levels.

Turn on surround sound

You can choose to turn on surround sound on your Chromecast (3rd gen or older) or Chromecast Ultra:

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app and then at the top right, check that the app is switched to the Google Account you use to control your device.
  2. Tap Favorites or Devices .
  3. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  4. At the top right, tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Sound settings" and then tap Surround sound.

Note: By default, surround sound mode will be set to auto-detect. You can change the mode to AC3/EAC3 surround sound, AC3 surround sound only, or Stereo only. Check the modes your TV supports before you change this setting. If you switch to a mode your TV doesn't support, you might not get any audio.

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