Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Adjust Sound Balance

As we all know that the Samsung Galaxy SIII support with the stereo and mono audio. That's why you can use two earphones when in a stereo audio and use one earphone when in a mono audio. To switch between stereo and mono audio, you can head to the accessibility settings then switch between both of them by using mono audio option.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Mono Audio on Samsung Galaxy S3

In the same screen you can also find an option named sound balance which will allow you to adjust the sound balance to get the best balance between the left and right audio. This of course will expand your experience while using this phone to listen to the music or other sounds.

How to customize sound balance?
Below are the steps you need to do:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Accessibility.
  3. Scroll down to the Hearing section, then tap Sound Balance.
  4. To adjust balance between left and right audio, slide the bar to the left or to the right.
  5. Tap OK button to save the changes.

By knowing the steps to adjust balance while you're in the stereo audio, now you can customize it according to your hearing, preferences and the sound sources. So, hope this helps :)


  1. Hi, I had previously adjusted the volume to be louder in one ear, but after the new software update, the sound balance option is no longer there. What can I do to balance the sound again?

    1. Hi BoredCanadianGirl,
      Thanks for coming.
      Can you please tell me what's carrier are you using now? In Android 4.3, the Sound balance option can be found in the Settings> tap My device tab> scroll down to find Accessibility, then tap it> scroll down to find Sound balance, then tap it. From here you should be able to adjust balance between left and right audio.
      Hope this helps :)

  2. The sound balance option does not appear at all on the Android 4.3 on Galaxy s3

    1. Hi Gbenga Sanyaolu,
      Thanks for coming.
      Please take a look at my reply in the comment right above you :)

  3. Hi I'm on 4.3 also, I read what you said to do and the sound balance option still is not there. Please reply if you know any other methods to complete this tasks

  4. Hi sir.. I am using Samsung galaxy core 2, model number SM-G355H,android 4.4.2
    I couldn't find sound balance in accessibility section.. I tried everything.. Please suggest how do i adjust sound balance..?


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