When it comes to the most basic music playback, one can say that the stock Music app gets the job done. However, if you are somewhat an audiophile and you want more options from your music app, then the stock Music app will leave you wanting. For example, the stock Music app doesn’t even have an equalizer, which is almost a no-brainer option from most third-party music player. Fortunately, we can count on the jailbreak community for this sort of thing. Here’s how you can add equalizer to iPhone using a new Cydia tweak.
How exactly do you add an equalizer to iPhone? Well, there have been no shortage of tweaks that aim to enhance the stock Music app. This new tweak, ipEQ, is definitely one of the most noteworthy ones. By installing this particular Cydia tweak, you will be able to add a pretty good sound equalizer to your stock Music app.
The ipEQ tweak doesn’t come with any preferences settings, nor does it have a Springboard icon. You need to purchase and install the tweak and you can now enjoy a collection of sound filters in your iPhone. To access the tweak, play any song using the Music app, go to the Now Playing screen, and you should see a blue arrow right next to the volume slider. This will take you to the ipEQ equalizer screen with some pretty neat settings to tinker with.
The ipEQ equalizer screen is divided into two parts. The upper part of the equalizer lets you choose three different sound filters: Low Pass, High Pass and High Shelf. Each of these filters can easily be toggled by setting the ON/OFF button found in the top right portion of the screen. On top of that, you may also configure the filters using the sliders for gain, frequency and bandwidth. The lower half of the screen comes with a toggle for the Bass Booster, as well as the sliders for gain, intensity, and frequency. All the sliders have an exact value written next to them, which is certainly a nice touch.
ipEQ is a great way to add equalizer to iPhone and enhance your listening experience using the default Music app. Take note that this tweak will cost you $2.00. But if you really want to add equalizer to iPhone without messing with third-party music apps, ipEQ is no doubt a worthy investment. Purchase ipEQ tweak from Cydia via the BigBoss repo for $2.00.