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How To Pair Hearing Aids To Iphone

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How to Pair Hearing Aids to iPhone

If you don’t hear as well in one ear, you can toggle the audio balance so that it’s louder on one side. Here’s how:

  • Launch the Settings app from your Home screen.
  • Tap on Accessibility.
  • Choose Audio/Visual.
  • Tap and drag the slider that appears at the end of the Hearing section. This will move audio between the right and left channels.

  • The Stream Remote App Cannot Find The Bluetooth Hearing Aids

    If the Stream remote app does not connect to the Bluetooth hearing aids, try:

    • Rebooting the hearing aids by opening the battery door, waiting 5 seconds and closing the battery door again. If you have a hearing aid without a battery door, first, turn off each hearing aid by pressing the lower part of the button until the LED turns red . Then turn on each hearing aid by pressing the same button until the LED turns green .
    • Delete the paired hearing aids from your smartphone, then pair them again with your smartphone

    Reboot the mobile phone, then pair the hearing aids again via the HANSATON Stream remote app.

    Which Features Can Be Managed By Iphone

    Thanks to the integration with the Amplifon App, you can use your hearing aids with your iPhone and listen directly from the hearing aid. Stay connected to the things that interest you the most and carry out ordinary operations, such as switching from app to app, making a call, listening to music, adjusting the volume settings, and so much more.

    Book an appointment and come and visit us at one of our Amplifon centers, our hearing care professionals will be ready to show you our range of Amplifon “made for Iphone” hearing aids.

    After The Android Smartphone Starts Up/reboots The Hearing Aids Do Not Connect To The Hansaton Stream Remote App

    It is recommended to go into the Settings app on the Android smartphone and turn off Bluetooth. Wait 10 seconds and then turn Bluetooth on.

    Once Bluetooth is turned on, open the Stream remote app and the hearing aids should connect with the app.

    If this does not resolve the issue, delete the Bluetooth pairing from the smartphone, then pair the hearing aids again to the smartphone.

    Selecting What To Stream To Your Hearing Aids

    How to Pair your Hearing Aids to your iPhone or iPad
    • If you want to stream only phone calls to your hearing aids, Apple devices on iOS 13 or later allow you to turn off all notifications by going to Settings > Accessibility > Hearing Devices > Audio Routing > Media Audio and set it to Never Hearing Devices. For Android devices, hearing aid wearers should disable apps that stream audio directly.
    • If you want to stream audio from selected apps to your hearing aids, both Android and iPhone users should go to Settings > Notifications and ensure that Sounds are turned on or off as appropriate for each application. Android users may have the option to disable all app sounds with a single switch.
    • To enable touchscreen and keyboard sounds, iPhone users should go to Settings > Sounds  and turn on Keyboard Clicks and Lock Sound. Android users should follow a similar process at Settings > Sounds and Vibration.

    How To Connect Additional People To The Tv Connector

    The TV Connector can connect with an unlimited number of compatible Bluetooth hearing aids. To connect a new set Bluetooth hearing aids to the TV Connector, follow these steps:

  • Make sure the hearing aids are switched on and within 1 meter of the TV Connector.
  • Press the Connect button on the back of the TV Connector until the indicator light begins rapidly blinking blue
  • A confirmation melody will play in the hearing aids to confirm they are successfully paired with the TV Connector. This may take up to 10 seconds.

    Connecting To Your Iphone

    • Turn your hearing aids on
    • Open the App Store and download the app for your specific hearing aid if one is available. The app might be able to walk you through the process of pairing your devices. Otherwise, continue with step 3.
    • Go to Settings on your phone.
    • Tap on General >Accessibility.
    • Swipe up >tap Hearing Devices.
    • Turn Bluetooth on
    • Tap on your devices when shown >Pair.

    Heres a short video from Signia that shows exactly how to connect your hearing aids to your iPhone. For the other hearing aid manufacturers, the specific software will be different, but the general process is similar. You can also visit the Apple website to check if your hearing aids are compatible with your iPhone and read more detailed instructions on connecting your devices.

    Using Your Hearing Aids With A Smartphone

    Many hearing aids can now connect to your smartphone to enhance your overall hearing experience. Here are a few of the features you may be able to use with your hearing aids and smartphone:

    • Stream phone calls directly to your hearing aids*
    • Stream audio, such as music or driving directions, directly to your hearing aids*
    • Change left and right volume together or separately
    • Switch between the programs or memories set by your provider
    • Find lost hearing aids
    • Check battery status
    • Control hearing aid accessories like a TV streamer or remote mic

    The steps to using your smartphone with your hearing aids varies by model of hearing aid and by smartphone. Here are some general principles to help you get started.

    Pair With More Than One Device

    How to Pair your Hearing Aids to your iPhone or iPad

    When you pair your hearing devices with more than one Apple device, the connection for your hearing devices 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 device settings on one device, they’re sent to your other devices. 

    To pair with another iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, follow these steps:

  • Make sure all devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID.
  • Follow the steps for how to pair your hearing device.
  • How Made For Iphone Hearing Aids Work

    The Made for iPhone hearing aids can connect to Apple products using Bluetooth. They were designed to provide outstanding sound quality, prevent unwanted interference and minimize background noise. Their main purpose is to allow you to use your Apple devices to control your hearing aid and enjoy a more direct and immersive hearing experience.

    How To Improve The Phone Call Sound Quality In Noisy Environments

    If possible, move away from the noise source. The best option is to look for a quiet place during phone calls. This will also improve the sound quality for the person on the other end of the phone call.

    Use the volume control on the mobile phone to increase the volume of the call.

    • The push button on the Bluetooth hearing aids themselves can be configured to adjust volume. If that is the case, during a call:
    • To make the call volume louder and to reduce the volume of the surrounding environment, use the push button on the right hearing aid.
    • To make the call volume lower and to increase the volume of the environment, use the push button the on left hearing aid.

    For further information regarding volume preferences, check the user guide.

    Pairing Beltone Hearing Aids With An Iphone

    Like Android devices, an iPhone must download the correct app that corresponds to its model of hearing aids. Once users know which app they need, they can begin the process.

    First, turn off your hearing aids. Then turn on Bluetooth on your iPhone or iOS device. Go to the Settings on your phone, click on Accessibility, and scroll down to hearing devices. At this point, turn your hearing aids back on, and your iOS device should detect your hearing aids. Click on the hearing aid name and select Pair.

    Once youve paired your hearing aids, go the App Store, download the given app, and follow the prompts on the screen.

    Yup Bluetooth Connectivity Is A Pain In The Arse

    How to pair Moxi All hearing aids to your iPhone

    Bluetooth connectivity for your hearing aids, an amazing feature right up until it refuses to work. Oh, and it will refuse to work, for no damn apparent reason other than to irritate all the goodness out of you. While being an amazing gift, Bluetooth is a right royal pain in the arse. The problems are generally Bluetooth, let’s look at why and how to fix them.

    What Phones Will Work With Bluetooth Hearing Aids

    Bluetooth hearing aids are Bluetooth 4.2 certified. Any mobile device that supports Bluetooth and Hands Free Profile should work.

    • For phone calls, any phone supporting Bluetooth 2.1 or newer should work.
    • Phones with Bluetooth versions prior to 2.1 may work, but not guaranteed.
    • For using the Stream remote app, the minimum requirements for smartphones are:

                           1. iOS version 10.2 and Bluetooth version 4.2 or newer

                          2. Android version 6.0 and Bluetooth version 4.2 or newer

    How To Control Hearing Aid Volume During Phone Calls

    There are 2 ways to change the volume of a phone call when using the Bluetooth hearing aids:

    • Using the volume control buttons on the mobile phone to adjust the call volume.
    • The push button on the Bluetooth hearing aids themselves can be configured to adjust volume. If that is the case, during a call:
    • To make the call volume louder and to reduce the volume of the surrounding environment, use the push button on the right hearing aid.
    • To make the call volume lower and to increase the volume of the environment, use the push button the on left hearing aid.

    For further information regarding volume preferences, check the printed Getting Start Guide.

    Connect Hearing Aids To Iphone

  • Take your hearing aids out of your ears
  • On your phone, go to Settings and select Bluetooth
  • Open the battery compartment door on your hearing aid
  • Go to Settings on your iPhone
  • Select Accessibility
  • Close the battery compartment door on your hearing aid
  • Your iPhone will now search for your hearing aid
  • Under MFi Hearing Devices, tap the name of your hearing aid
  • If you wear two hearings aids, you should see L + R
  • If you only wear one hearing aid you will either see L or R depending on which ear you wear your hearing aid in
  • When you see the pairing request on the screen, select Pair. If you have two hearing aids or hearing devices you will receive two requests.
  • You can begin to use your hearing aid when it is shown under MFi Hearing Devices with a tick.
  • Control on Lock Screen will be on. Leave it to enable you to control your hearing aid from the Lock Screen.
  • Your hearing aids are now paired with your iPhone.
  • Each time you turn off your hearing aid, it will automatically disconnect from your iPhone. When you turn your hearing aid back on, or open and close the battery compartment door on your hearing aid to reconnect.

    Other Apps You Can Try

    How to pair ReSound Hearing Aids to an iPhone

    In addition to apps designed specifically for hearing aids, there are many other apps that can enhance your hearing experience. Here are a few you can try:

    • Clear Captions: automatically creates captions for your phone calls
    • Tunity: audio from any live TV program without an intermediary device
    • Sound Alert: alerts you to sounds like the doorbell, smoke alarms, etc. that you might not hear

    Read our review of these apps to learn more! *Depending on your hearing aid and phone model, you may need to purchase a separate Bluetooth phone clip accessory to be able to use these functions. Phone clip accessories may be purchased through your provider.

    What Is Meant By Bluetooth Wireless Hearing Aids

    The Bluetooth hearing aids use the newest 2.4 GHz Bluetooth wireless protocol. Older models of hearing aids, although called wireless, use a 10.6 MHz digitally coded inductive link. There is no compatibility between the different devices.

    Note: it is NOT possible to upgrade older hearing aids to support 2.4 GHz Bluetooth technology.

    Currently, the Hansaton hearing aids that support the newest 2.4 GHz Bluetooth wireless protocol are:

    Sound SHD stream

    In this section these hearing aids will be referenced as Bluetooth hearing aids or simply hearing aids.

    How To Connect Your Signia Hearing Aids With The Qr Code To Your Iphone Or Android Device

    Your hearing aid professional can generate the QR code for you within the professional fitting software. When you have this QR Code you need to simply power down your hearing aids and turn them back on before you tap on the QR code option. Then a camera view appears which enables you to scan the code.

    Now you need to insert the hearing aids into your ears. When they are inserted click on the option confirmation tone. After you clicked on the option you should hear a beep in your left and right hearing aid. Then you can proceed to the apps hearing aid controls.

    This connection method enables you to switch between programs, control the volume and the treble but it is no Bluetooth connection. Typically you can also control even Bluetooth hearing aids like the Signia Styletto this way but you will have limited functionality compared to Bluetooth.

    How Do I Unpair My Hearing Aids From My Iphone Mobile Device

    Your hearing aids can be paired with one device at one time. Should you wish to stop using your iPhone® mobile device with your hearing aids, follow the steps below.

    1. Go to your iPhone® home screen and tap on the Settings icon.

    To unpair your hearing aids from your iPhone® mobile device:

    1. From the iPhone® home screen, tap on the Settings icon.

    2. From the settings menu, tap on Bluetooth.

    3. Tap on the i icon next to the name of the hearing aid.

    4. Tap Forget this Device.

    The pairing has now been deleted from your phone, your hearing aids will no longer receive calls from this phone.To re-pair your hearing aids to an iPhone® mobile device:

    1. Go to the iPhone® home screen and tap on the Settings icon.

    2. In the settings menu, tap on theBluetooth icon.

    3. Tap on the slider button next to Bluetooth® to turn Bluetooth® On .

    4. First open for 5 seconds and then close the battery door.

    5. You will now see a message, Bluetooth Pairing Request Click Pair .A connection beep will be heard in the paired hearing aid.

    Your iPhone® is now connected to your hearing aids again.

    Volume Control Is Not Working

    Use Made for iPhone hearing aids

    Check if Bluetooth is turned on when your hearing aids are paired with Bluetooth. If it is enabled and it is not working power down your hearing aids and your smartphone and try to use the app again.

    When this did not work go to the settings app within your phone go to the Bluetooth settings and check if your hearing aids are connected. When they are not click on ignore this device and repair the connection. But before power them down and turn them back on before you try it.

    When your Signia hearing aids were paired with the QR code the volume control of your phone always needs to stay at 75%. When the smartphone volume is too low or too loud the app cannot work. Make also sure your phone is not muted. Just turn up the volume and things should run as before the problem occurred.

    When the volume control is set correctly and your hearing aids still can not be adjusted check the microphones of your hearing aids. When they can not pic a sound due to debris on them they can not work properly. Just clean them regularly to prevent an accumulation of debris on your hearing aids.

    If You Have An Android Phone

    Many smartphone-compatible hearing aids work with Android phones. However, not all hearing aid models will work with all Android phones. Check your hearing aid user guide or your manufacturers website for a list of Android phones that will work with your hearing aids. Manufacturers websites:

    With most hearing aid models, you will need to purchase a separate phone clip accessory in order to stream phone calls, music, and other audio to your hearing aids. However, even without a Bluetooth accessory, you can still use many of the other smartphone features are available through the app, such as changing volume and switching programs.

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    • Check manufacturer compatibility lists to ensure your device are supported. See Widex compatibility list. 
    • Double check common errors:
    • Are the hearing aids within range?
    • Are the hearing aid batteries fresh? 
  • If youre still having trouble connecting, try turning on and off Airplane Mode
  • Turn off Wi-Fi connections to minimize signal traffic to the device.
  • Go to Settings > Accessibility > Hearing Devices or Settings > Bluetooth to forget the hearing aids and reconnect them.
  • Power down the phone then turn it back on.
  • Pairing Beltone Hearing Aids With An Android Phone

    Depending on the type of Beltone Hearing Aids you have, there are two different apps you may need to download. Beltone HearMax app is for the Beltone Amaze, Beltone Boost Ultra, Beltone Trust, and Beltone Boost Max. The Beltone HearPlus app is for the Beltone Legend, Beltone Boost Plus, Beltone Boost, and Beltone First hearing aids models.

    To get started, go to the , and search for one of the two previously listed apps, depending on your device. From there, all you need to do is open the app and follow the directions listed.

    Why Is My Iphone Mobile Device Not Finding My Phonak Audo B

    How to Pair Hearing Aids with an iPhone for the First Time

    i. Is Bluetooth currently activated on your phone?There are two ways to do this:

    • Option 1:
  • Swipe up from the bottom of the iPhone screen to bring up the Control Center menu.
  • Swipe toward the right side of the screen until you see a row of icons at the top of the Control Center menu.
  • In the top row of icons, verify the Bluetooth symbol is highlighted blue.If not, click the icon to activate Bluetooth.
    • Option 2:
  • From the iPhone home screen click the âSettingsâ menu.
  • From the settings menu, click on âBluetoothâ.
  • Verify the slider button is green.
  • If the slider button is not green, click it to activate Bluetooth.
  • ii. Is there a fresh battery in the hearing aid?

  • Replace the battery in the hearing aid.
  • First open for 5 seconds and then close the battery door to place the hearing aid in pairing mode.
  • The hearing aid will be in pairing mode for three minutes.
  • Now you can pair the hearing aids.
  • Connecting To An Android Phone

    Follow these steps to pair your hearing aids to your Android phone.

  • Make sure you have a fresh battery in your hearing aid but leave the battery doors open so its not powered up.
  • If youve already downloaded the app specific to your hearing aids, your app may have a pairing feature that will walk you through connecting to your phone. If you havent downloaded the app, see below for links to the apps in Google Play®.
  • On your phone, go to Settings and then Bluetooth and make sure it is turned on.
  • Close the battery door to power up your hearing aid, so your Android phone can detect it.
  • Then try launched the app to help you with the setup.
  • For manual setup, go to the Bluetooth settings and look for the name and model number of your hearing aid. It should appear under Paired Devices.
  • Tap the hearing aid name to complete the connection to each hearing aid.
  • How To Pair My Bluetooth Hearing Aids To My Android Smartphone To Make Phone Calls

    To pair an Android smartphone to the Bluetooth hearing aids to make phone calls, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Android phones home screen and navigate to the Bluetooth settings page .
  • Tap on the slider button to turn Bluetooth on.
  • Open the battery door of the Bluetooth hearing aids for 5 seconds and then close the battery doors to turn the hearing aids back on.
  • A message will appear Available Devices.
  • After several seconds, the name of the hearing aids will appear. Tap to select it.
  • A message will appear Bluetooth Paring Request. Click OK.
  • A connection beep will be heard in the paired hearing aid.
  • The Android smartphone is now connected to the hearing aids.

    Connecting To An Iphone

    Follow these steps to connect your hearing aids to your iPhone:

  • Make sure you have a fresh battery in your hearing aid but leave the battery doors open so its not powered up.
  • On your iPhone, go to Settings, then Bluetooth, and make sure it is turned on.
  • Close the battery door to power up your hearing aid so your iPhone can detect it.
  • Then on your phone, go to Settings, General, and Accessibility.
  • Under accessibility Tap the MFI Hearing Devices option.
  • Tap on the name and model number of your hearing aid when it appears. Your hearing aid will have a check mark next to it once it is connected to your phone.
  • Tap Pair to complete the connection. If you are pairing two hearing aids, you will receive two pairing requests.
  • You can also visit Apples website to:

    • Check if your hearing aids are iPhone compatible.
    • See more detailed instructions on how to set up your hearing aids.

    Heres an example of how the remote mic feature works with an iPhone-compatible hearing aid.

    The Caller On The Other End Cannot Hear The Call

    How to Pair Hearing Aids to Your iPhone

    It is possible that the call audio is not being routed to the hearing aids. There are a couple of ways to do this:

    • When the phone call ringtone is heard, answer the call using the push button of the hearing aids instead of the phone. This will ensure the call is streamed to the hearing aids
    • Configure the iPhone to route the call to the hearing aid by default. See configuration options of the iPhone
    • During a call, the routing can be switched to the handset by following these steps:
  • From the call screen, select the Audio button
  • A menu will pop-up showing all routing options
  • Select your hearing aids from the list
  • You should now hear the caller through the hearing aids
  • Other potential ways to address this are:

    • Check reception on the mobile phone and move to a location with better reception if necessary
    • During a phone call, your voice is picked up by the microphones of the hearing aids. Check the microphone ports on the hearing aids for debris. If there is debris, use a brush or cloth to clean the microphone ports
    • In a very noisy environment, the hearing aids may have trouble picking up the callers own voice. To resolve this, relocate to a quieter environment or alternatively route the call to the phone and directly talk into the phone microphone normally.

    If this does not work, delete the pairing from your phone, reboot the phone and hearing aids, and then re-pair them to your phone

    The Orange/yellow Light On The Tv Connector What Does This Mean

    This will happen when you press the TV Connector Connect button and insert the power cable simultaneously.

    If the orange / yellow LED indicator light is displayed, the TV Connector will not work properly. To correct this, unplug the power cable and reconnect, making sure to not press the Connect button during this process.

    How To Pair Hearing Aids With Your Iphone

    Hearing aids have become highly sophisticated devices. You can now connect hearing aids to an iPhone directly. They can now be transformed into wireless headsets that you can use to listen to your favorite music or even receive calls directly to your ears. Your iPhone can even transform into a remote control for your hearing aids, enabling you to adjust features via apps on your Apple device.

    To take advantage of this hearing aid technology, follow these steps to pair your hearing aids to your iPhone. Check the instruction manual or consult your hearing healthcare professional to ensure your hearing aids and iPhone are compatible.

    Can A Tablet Or A Computer Be Connected To Bluetooth Hearing Aids

    Yes. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on a computer or a tablet and search for Bluetooth enabled devices in the connectivity settings menu.

    Open the battery doors of the Bluetooth hearing aids, wait 5 seconds and then close the battery doors to enter Bluetooth pairing mode. If you have a hearing aid without a battery door, first, turn off each hearing aid by pressing the lower part of the button until the LED turns red . Then turn on each hearing aid by pressing the same button until the LED turns green .

    It will take approximately 3 minutes to pair the hearing aids with the tablet or computer. The tablet or computer will show a list of found Bluetooth devices. Select the hearing aids from that list.

    Once pairing is complete a confirmation beep will be audible in the ear.

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