Microsoft pushes a quick-fix for busted Equalizer app

Late last week, Microsoft pushed out and update for the Audio system app on various Lumias. Unfortunately, for many on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL the update also broke the Equalizer, resulting in constant crashes of the app.

Today, Microsoft has done a quick patch on the Equalizer as an update is now going out. Interestingly enough, it's under the new Equalizer – and not Audio – name, so look out for that slight change. We downloaded and tested it and of course, we now have our EQ back. How such a bug happened in the first place is a little bit crazy, but at least, Microsoft got to work on Monday and pushed it out for today.

Tweak your tunes with the graphical sound equalizer in the Lumia 950 & 950 XL

New to the whole EQ thing or did not know your phone had one buried under the Settings? Check out our tutorial above to learn how to enable it.

Download Equalizer for Lumia Windows Phone


Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.