Use Live Listen with Made for iPhone hearing aids

With Live Listen, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch becomes a remote microphone that sends sound to your Made for iPhone hearing aid. Live Listen can help you hear a conversation in a noisy room or hear someone speaking across the room.

You can use Live Listen with an iOS device that works with Made for iPhone hearing aids.

Turn on Live Listen

  1. Tap Settings > General > Accessibility > Hearing Aids.
  2. Tap your hearing aid under Devices.
  3. Tap Start Live Listen.
  4. Place the device in front of the person you want to hear.

Turn off Live Listen

  1. Tap Settings > General > Accessibility > Hearing Aids.
  2. Tap the name of your hearing aid under Devices.
  3. Tap End Live Listen.


           

Use the Accessibility Shortcut

You can also use the Accessibility Shortcut to turn Live Listen on and off or control other features of your hearing aid. To use the Accessibility Shortcut, quickly press the Home button three times.

From the Accessibility Shortcut you can:

  • Start or end Live Listen
  • View battery life
  • Adjust the volume for either or both hearing aids
  • Choose an audio preset

To use the Accessibility Shortcut from the Lock screen, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Hearing Aids and turn on Control on Lock Screen.

Get help if you don't see Live Listen

  1. Make sure that your hearing aid is connected to your device. You might need to pair or reconnect your hearing aid.
  2. Make sure that your hearing aid appears in Control Center next to AirDrop. You might have selected a different audio device.
  3. If you see a different accessory there, tap it and then select your hearing aid in the list that appears.

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