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Dolby Mobile Activation App – Testers Required
Want to be able to turn on Dolby Mobile for any Android application, not just HTC music? XDA Senior Member Quinny899 is working on an app to do this and is looking for testers! The XDA member has written an app that works on any ROM and gives you the option of Dolby Mobile when a user types ‘snd3254′ in a terminal.
The requires root and works on “most” ROMs for the HTC Desire HD (tested on CM7 and MIUI), although the dev is also working on an update.zip for other Android phones. Upcoming features include switching between headset and speaker modes.
For more information, head on over to the application thread.
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