For non-Sony users, here is how to install Sony Music Player on any Android phone. Sony has mostly dominated the audio industry over the last couple of years especially when it comes to its Xperia phones. The core philosophy behind Xperia remains to be entertainment and this is why we see Sony ship latest Dolby standards, 21:9 ratio HDR10 displays and more entertainment focused features on its Xperia flagships. Hardware, obviously, can not be replicated but with this guide users will get to install Sony Music Player on their Android phones to enjoy Hi-Res audio, advanced Sound Enhancement and more.
Quite simply, there are various music players out there; both on Play Store as well as ones developed by other hardware brands. However, most of these compromise on one feature or the other. Up till now, as agreed upon by various Audio enthusiasts, Sony Music Player is the best solution to enjoy high-grade audio. With its support for latest encoding standards, options to customize audio, Dolby functionality, it definitely is a must-try for all audiophiles.
Sony Music Player with Sound EQ / Sound Enhancement
When it comes to audio, Sony has a great reputation. It is one of the oldest brands when it comes to entertainment industry including music and audio. Utilizing this experience, Sony has successfuly put together a strong Music app that delivers high audio output with precise tuning to each user’s preference.
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Unfortunately, the app that Sony provides on their Xperia phones is proprietary and users without Xperia phones can’t access it, or can they? The third-party mod, which we will be showing you how to install. unlocks Sony Music Player / Xperia Music Player for all Android devices to use.
Here is the complete list of features and functions packed with Sony Music Player:
- Sony sound effects:
- Clear audio+
- Clear Bass™
- Clear Stereo™
- Clear Phase™
- S-force Front Surround
- Surround Sound VPT (Soundstage option)
- Dynamic normalizer
- Bass boost
- Equalizer preset (such as Rock, Easy Listening, Jazz, etc)
- Manual mode of preset (Custom and User-defined)
- Album art
- Adjust background color following album art
- Music control on notification
- Edit Music Info
- Download Music Info
- Smart PlayList
- Throw function
- *aptX, aptXHD and LDAC support
- also Sony libs, frameworks etc.
Install Sony Music Player with Sound Enhancement through Magisk Manager
To get the app running, we will install Sony Music Player through Magisk. For this to work, make sure you are rooted with Magisk and have Magisk Manager installed.
Once you have made sure of the requirements, you can start implementing the following steps to install Sony Music Player:
Step 1 – Download Sony Music Player Magisk Module ZIP file. This package works across all Android devices running Android 8 or Android 9.
- Black Theme
- White Theme
NOTE: If you downloaded the file on PC, transfer it to your phone before proceeding.
Step 2 – Open the Magisk Manager app on your device.
Step 3 – Click on the three lines on the top left of your display.
Step 4 – From the options, select “Modules“.
Step 5 – Now, tap on the add button on the bottom of the display.
Step 6 – A file browser would now open. Select the ZIP file you downloaded in Step 1.
Step 7 – Once selected, tap on flash option.
Step 8 – The Magisk Manager app should display a certain command line display. After it finishes, press on Reboot.
That’s all for installing Sony Music Player on your phone. Once you reboot, browse your apps to launch the new app. This mod would not replace your existing player so you can use both simultaneously as well.
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