Dual Audio On Samsung Galaxy After Android 10 Update - Play Music On 2 Bluetooth Devices

You can connect to two Bluetooth speakers at once on your Samsung Phones through Media and Devices panel.

Samsung can pair and play music on two Bluetooth speakers or two Bluetooth headphones with the integrated Android Dual Audio feature
Samsung phone playing music on 2 Bluetooth earbuds simultaneously

Samsung has organized all of the audio related settings in Media panel starting from Android 10 update , so this panel has replaced the Dual Audio settings which you would have found in the previous Android versions of Samsung One UI

The Media and Devices application is available in your Samsung phone's Quick Panel layout starting from One UI 2.0 on Android 10, which is even more user friendly in One UI 3.0 on Android 11.

Keep in mind that only below Samsung phones on Bluetooth 5.0 are compatible with play music on multiple Bluetooth devices simultaneously. This list might change with the One UI update on other phones which are not in the below list yet.

  • Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2

  • Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

  • Galaxy Note10/10+

  • Galaxy Z Flip

  • Tab S6

  • GalaxyS10e, S10 & 10+

  • Note9

  • S9 & S9+

  • Tab S4

  • Note8

  • S8 & S8+

How to connect your Samsung Galaxy with two Bluetooth Speakers?

The steps below will enable the dual audio on your Samsung phone to connect to the multiple Bluetooth devices at once. I have used the Samsung Galaxy S10+ to connect to Jabra Elite 75t Active and Apple AirPods Pro.

1. Switch On the Bluetooth on your Phone

Open the notification panel of your Samsung Galaxy phone by swiping from top to bottom on your phone screen and switch on the Bluetooth.

2. Pair the first Bluetooth device

My first pair of Bluetooth headphones is Jabra Elite Active 75t, they pair automatically with my phone as soon as I remove them from their charging case.

3. Connect your second Bluetooth device

The second pair of Bluetooth headphones I tested was Apple AirPods Pro, it also get connected to my Samsung Galaxy phone automatically after taking them out of their charging case.

Similar to above, you can see now that your phone connected to 2 Bluetooth devices, however audio only plays on one of the two Bluetooth devices by default.

4. Select both Bluetooth devices in Samsung Media

Access your phone's Media feature through Quick Panel of your Samsung Galaxy phone. Just Swipe down on your phone screen to access Quick Panel.

If you do not see the Media and Devices in Quick Panel of your Samsung Galaxy phone, enable it by following this step by step video

Select the second Bluetooth device in Media screen as shown above and you can control each Bluetooth device separately as shown below.

Still Unable to connect to two Bluetooth speakers? Follow the below troubleshooting guide


Troubleshooting guide to enable Dual Audio:

  1. Is your Samsung phone listed in the dual audio feature compatible phones list?

  2. If yes, try updating the Media and Devices application on your Samsung phone.

  3. If your phone is not in compatible list, you can check the available Bluetooth transmitters and receivers in the market to enable this feature if compatible with your phone. Do read the description and users feedback for these amazing products before buying.

You can also check this Video for the things in action on different set of headphones which I had used earlier.

Explore Automations with Samsung Bluetooth

Samsung Bixby can now automate and enhance your media experience while watching the videos and listening the music on your Bluetooth speakers and headphones. Head on to the Bixby routines settings on your phone and explore the media experience suggested routines by Samsung on the Discover page as below.

These routines will provide the best settings for streaming video, music playlist, reading and Separate app sound , which can be activated in a click.

However, to take out the best of the Bluetooth wireless technology we have explored and found the best Bixby routines to play the music on your speakers and Headphones hands free without even touching your phone:

  1. Playing Music automatically on the Bluetooth headphone as soon as it is started.

  2. Drive hands free with automatic start of music on your Car speakers.

Samsung Bixby does not yet have the feature to start the playlist on 2 Bluetooth devices simultaneously but we expect this to be happening soon if Samsung includes the Media panel in the Bixby capsules.


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