Use Made for iPhone hearing aids

Made for iPhone hearing aids can help you hear more clearly on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Learn how to pair your Made for iPhone hearing aid to your iOS device, control it, and more.

To use the Made for iPhone hearing aids, you need one of these devices with iOS 7 or later:

Find out which hearing aids are compatible with your iOS device.

Pair and connect

When you pair a Made for iPhone hearing aid to your iOS device, audio from your iOS device goes to your hearing aid. If you turn off your hearing aid, you need to reconnect it when you want to use it with your iOS device again.

To pair your hearing aid, follow these steps:

  1. Open your hearing aid's battery doors.
  2. On your iOS device, tap Settings > General > Accessibility > Hearing > MFi Hearing Devices.
  3. If Bluetooth is off, turn it on under Devices.
  4. Close your hearing aid's battery doors. Your iOS device will search for your hearing aid.
    MFi Hearing Devices screen on iPhone
  5. Under Devices, tap the name of your hearing aid.
  6. Tap Pair when you see the pairing request on the screen. If you have two hearing aids, you'll get two requests. Pairing could take up to a minute.
    Bluetooth Pairing Request

You can start using your hearing aid when you see it under Devices with a check mark. Control on Lock Screen will be on. Leave it on to control your hearing aid from the Lock screen (using the Accessibility Shortcut) and from Control Center.

     MFi Hearing Devices screen on iPhone

Pair with more than one device

When you pair your hearing aids with more than one iOS device, the connection for your hearing aids switches from one device to the other when you use audio. The connection also switches when you receive a call on your iPhone. If you make changes to your hearing aid settings on one device, they're sent to your other iOS devices. 

To pair with another iOS device, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure all iOS devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID.
  2. Follow the steps for how to pair your hearing aid.

Connect when you turn on your hearing device

When you turn off your hearing aid, it disconnects from your iOS device. When you turn on your hearing aid, open and close the battery doors on your hearing aid to connect again.

Control your MFi hearing aid

You can use your iOS device to see your hearing aid's battery life, adjust the volume, turn on Live Listen, and more. To control your hearing aid, use Settings or the Accessibility Shortcut.

Set preferences for features that you control with your iOS device by going to Settings > General > Accessibility > Hearing. Then tap MFi Hearing Devices.

Play Ringtones
You can play ringtones through connected hearing devices.

Audio Routing
Choose the default device for audio playback.

Control Nearby Devices
Use your iOS device to adjust the settings of hearing aids that are on the same WiFi network and connected to your iCloud account.

Audio Handoff
Continue listening to media through your hearing aid when you switch between your iOS devices. For example, if your hearing aid is connected to your iPhone but you start watching a movie on your iPad, the hearing aid automatically switches to the iPad.

Control on Lock Screen
Quickly make preset and volume adjustments on your hearing aid right from the Lock Screen on your iOS device. Just triple click the Home button.

     MFi Hearing Device controls screen on iPhone

You can also tap your hearing aid's name in Settings to:

  • View battery life
  • Adjust volume levels for either or both hearing aids
  • Choose an audio preset
  • Turn on Live Listen
  • Unpair your hearing aid

Learn how to use the Accessibility Shortcut to control your hearing aids.

Learn more

Compatible hearing devices


  • GX00 S
  • GX00 SC



  • Ampli-connect
  • Ampli-connect VS
  • Ampli-energy
  • Ampli-energy VS
  • Ampli-mini



  • AF2 B
  • AF2 E



  • A3i
  • A4i
  • A4i iQ
  • Via AI
  • Via



  • AGXsp 
  • AGXsp 2
  • AGXsp iQ
  • AGXsliv
  • AGXsliv AI 
  • AGXwE-F2
  • B-F2



  • First
  • GX00 S
  • GX00 SC
  • Legend


Audio Service

  • Duo G5
  • Ida BT G5
  • Mood G5
  • P G5
  • Sun G5



  • Øre



  • Amaze
  • Beltone Boost
  • Beltone First
  • Beltone Legend
  • Beltone Boost Plus
  • Beltone Silk
  • Beltone Trust
  • Boost Max



  • Capto
  • Coral
  • Viron
  • Zerena



  • Baha 5
  • Baha 5 Power
  • Baha 5 SuperPower
  • Nucleus 7 Sound Processor



  • Complete



  • Danavox Aio
  • Danavox Gala
  • Danavox Logar


  • EarLens Processor



  • EarQ
  • GX0 S


  • Emerald S 8C
  • Emerald M 8C


  • eMeritus


Grand Audition

  • GF2 B
  • GF2 E



  • Vogue E



  • HearFocus



  • GX00 S
  • GX00 SC



  • Atom



  • Centro
  • Ready



  • KINDnido
  • KINDduro XD10
  • KINDakira XD10


Kirkland Signature

  • KS 6.0
  • KS 8.0



  • Capto
  • Coral



  • Kinnect
  • Kinnect 2
  • Kinnect iQ
  • Esentia AI
  • Esentia



  • Mosaic M 8C
  • Mosaic P 8C



  • iSDS
  • iNOW
  • iNOW iQ
  • Circa AI
  • Circa



  • Deuce



  • Opn
  • Opn S
  • Opn Play
  • Siya 



  • HearLink



  • LiNX Quattro
  • ReSound Cala
  • ReSound ENZO
  • ReSound ENZO2
  • ReSound ENZO 3D
  • ReSound Forte
  • ReSound Lancio
  • ReSound LiNX
  • ReSound LiNX TS
  • ReSound LiNX2
  • ReSound LiNX 3D
  • ReSound Sola
  • ReSound SOUSA Fine
  • ReSound Up Smart
  • Vida 



  • Emerald 8C
  • Mosaic 8C



  • Insio ITC Nx
  • Insio ITE Nx
  • Pure 13 BT primax
  • Pure 312 Nx
  • Pure 13 Nx
  • Pure Charge&Go Nx
  • Motion 13 Nx
  • Motion 13P Nx



  • Captivate
  • Enchant



  • Halo
  • Halo 2
  • Halo iQ
  • Livio AI
  • Livio



  • Stellar RIC 8C



  • Sterling ITC 8C
  • Sterling ITE 8C



  • Flyte
  • Flyte 770
  • Flyte 990



  • Udisens


Udio Finissimo

  • Udito Finissimo



  • Aquitis
  • Beyond
  • EarQ
  • Grand Audition


Widex A/S

  • Beyond Fusion 2
  • Evoke Fusion 2
  • EarQ Beyond Fusion 2

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