Listen to audiobooks in the Books app on iPhone
In the Books app , the Reading Now tab shows the audiobooks you’re currently listening to and those you recently purchased or marked as Want to Read.
The Audiobooks collection in the Library tab shows all of the audiobooks you’ve bought.
Play an audiobook
In Reading Now or in the Audiobooks collection in Library, tap the audiobook cover, then use the controls as follows:
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.