Stream audio from iPhone to your hearing devices
Stream audio from iPhone and its apps to your hearing devices. You can even use Live Listen to stream sound from the microphone to your Made For iPhone (MFi) hearing devices or AirPods.
Stream audio to your hearing devices
To stream audio from Phone, Siri, Music, Apple TV, and more, see Connect Bluetooth devices to iPhone.
Route audio calls
You can automatically route the audio of incoming or outgoing phone or FaceTime calls to your headphones, speaker, or hearing devices.
Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Call Audio Routing.
Choose Automatic, Speaker, or your hearing devices to determine where audio is heard during a call.
To have iPhone answer calls automatically, tap Auto-Answer Calls, turn on Auto-Answer Calls, then tap or to set the duration of time before the call is answered.
During a call, you can switch the audio routing from your hearing aid to the iPhone speaker by removing the hearing aid from your ear. See Use hearing devices with iPhone.
Use iPhone as a remote microphone with Live Listen
Stream sound from the microphone on iPhone to your Made For iPhone (MFi) hearing devices or AirPods. This can help you hear better in some situations—for example, when having a conversation in a noisy environment.
If you’re using AirPods, place them in your ears.
Turn on Live Listen with one of the following methods:
Open Control Center, tap , tap your hearing device or AirPods, then turn on Live Listen.
(If you don’t see , add it to Control Center—go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls, then choose Hearing.)
Position iPhone near the sound source.