Audio quality is suddenly absolutely terrible when I use my bluetooth headphones, and I absolutely have no idea why it happened.

I read in some forums that I (might) just have to make the hardware use High Fidelity Playback (A2DP), but the new Sound Settings for Hera doesn't let me change that anymore. What do I do?

  • You can take a look here. I haven't personally checked, but it should be the same thing in Elementary. Should be...
    – KGIII
    Oct 7, 2020 at 0:01

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I had the same problem. My solution was to install pavucontrol with sudo apt install pavucontrol.

With this program, you can change the audio configuration of your headset to A2DP easily.

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