mic_888 · Aug 24, 2010 at 06:00 am

Fix Galaxy S i9000 ALSA Headset Issue with MixGet

If you’ve been experiencing sound degradation with Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) when plugging in a headset into your Galaxy S i9000, you might be aware of a fix that was posted by XDA forum member supercurio.

ALSA is a Linux kernel component for providing device drivers for sound cards and the fix involved punching in a phonecode to get into Service Mode, stepping through the hidden menu and setting specific values for menu items.

However, if you want to be able to change the settings easily, XDA forum member gilsken has written a handy little app to do this for you.

MixGet, saves your media volume presets into 3 profiles, without the need to use adb, or root your Samsung Android device.  All you need to do is click on the widget icon to change the profile.  The app also manages the headset low level driver.

For more information and to grab the apk, check out the application thread or download the app free in the Market.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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