Listen to audiobooks in Books on iPhone
Use the Books app to listen to audiobooks on your iPhone.
Play an audiobook
In Reading Now or in the Audiobooks collection in your Library, tap the audiobook cover, then do any of the following:
Skip forward or back: Touch and hold the rounded arrows, or slide and hold the book cover. To change the number of seconds that skipping advances, go to Settings > Books.
Speed it up, or slow it down: Tap the playback speed in the lower-left corner to choose a different speed. 1x is normal speed, 0.75x is three-quarters speed, and so on.
Set a sleep timer: Tap , then choose a duration.
Go to a chapter: Tap , then tap a chapter.
Note: Some audiobooks refer to chapters as tracks, or don’t define chapters.
Go to a specific time: Drag the playhead, directly below the audiobook cover. The point where you started listening is marked with a gray circle on the timeline. Tap the circle to jump back to that spot.