Hearing aids have become highly sophisticated devices. You can now connect hearing aids to an iPhone (provided they are Made for iPhone hearing aids) directly. They can now be transformed into wireless headsets that you can use to listen to your favorite music or even receive calls directly to your ears. Your iPhone can even transform into a remote control for your hearing aids, enabling you to adjust features via apps on your Apple device.
To take advantage of this hearing aid technology, follow these steps to pair your hearing aids to your iPhone. Check the instruction manual or consult your hearing healthcare professional to ensure your hearing aids and iPhone are compatible.
Each time you turn off your hearing aid, it will automatically disconnect from your iPhone. When you turn your hearing aid back on, or open and close the battery compartment door on your hearing aid to reconnect.
When you connect your hearing aids to more than one Apple device, the connection will switch from one device to the other when you stream audio. The connection will also swap over when you receive a phone call on your iPhone. If you choose to make changes to your hearing-aid settings on one of your devices, it will automatically be sent to your other Apple devices, too.
To pair with a second iPhone or iPad or iPod touch, you just need to:
When you know how to pair hearing aids to an iPhone, you’ll be able to control your hearing aids from your phone. You can adjust your hearing aid volume, select environment presets, and turn on Live Listen, among other things. To control your hearing aid from your iPhone and set your preferences, use the Settings menu or the Accessibility shortcut. You’ll then be able to:
Today’s hearing aids offer far more than just improved hearing ability and excellent sound quality. With features such as iPhone pairing, you can now stream audio straight to your ears and adjust your hearing aids with just a few taps on your iPhone.
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