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Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids for iPhones

Also known as Made for IPhone Hearing Aids, they allow people with hearing loss or deafness to hear more clearly on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch by streaming sound directly to the hearing aid. Made for iPhone hearing aids can be controlled directly from an Apple device and connect via Bluetooth.

Type of accessory: Hearing aid

Hearing aid

How do you use these accessories?

Pair your hearing aids to your Apple device via Bluetooth and control them from your smartphone or tablet. Go to Settings on your Apple device or use the Accessibility Shortcut to adjust sound quality and make other changes. Download the smartphone app for your hearing aids to access all available features to tailor them to your individual needs.

Use of ReSound Hearing Aid - Pairing Tutorial
Use of ReSound Hearing Aid - App Tutorial

These accessories connect to phones via:

Audio Jack:    No
Bluetooth:      Yes
Wi-Fi:               No
Micro USB:     No
Other:             No

Is there any other piece of equipment required for this accessory to work properly with a phone?

Apple device users do not require any additional equipment to connect or work properly with a phone or tablet.

Android users may require another piece of equipment for this accessory to work properly with a phone or tablet. Please check with your hearing aid supplier to confirm compatibility with an Android device.

Compatibility:

Made for iPhone hearing aids are compatible with the iPhone 4s and later, iPad Pro, iPad Air and later, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini and later, iPod Touch (5th generation) and later, all using iOS 7 or later.

Link to Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) requirements for iPhone

Features:

  • Control your hearing aid with your Apple device to view battery life, adjust volume levels, choose an audio pre-set, and un-pair your hearing aid.
  • Quickly adjust some hearing aid settings from the lock screen using the Accessibility Shortcut on your Apple device.
  • Pair your hearing aids with more than one Apple device and switch between them with Audio Handoff. If you start playing audio on another device or receive a call, the hearing aids will automatically recognise the device you want to hear.
  • Send sound to your hearing aid using the Live Listen feature. Use the Apple device as a remote microphone to help hear a conversation in a noisy environment or hear someone speaking across the room.
  • Control the settings of nearby hearing aids connected to the same Wi-Fi network or to your iCloud account.
  • Play ringtones through your hearing aid. 

 

Made for iPhone hearing aids available in Australia:

1. Bernafon Zerena

Bernafon Zerena

The Bernafon Zerena hearing aid improves speech understanding while reducing listening effort, continuously monitoring your listening environment. This hearing aid can be controlled using the EasyControl-A app to adjust volume, mute, change program, view battery life and find a misplaced hearing aid. This hearing aid requires Apple devices to be running iOS 9.3 or later.

Available at: Hearing Savers among other audiologists and audiometrists.

More information at:

Link to Bernafon Zerena
Link to Bernafon Zerena Product Guide (Download)
Link to Bernafon Zerena - Video Tutorials
Link to EasyControl-A app - Compatibility

 

2. Oticon Opn

Oticon Opn

The Oticon Opn hearing aids provide natural, high quality, 360 degree sound and distinguish between speech and noise in loud environments. This hearing aid can be controlled using the Oticon ON app to adjust volume, change programs, view battery life and find a misplaced hearing aid.

Available at: Hearing Savers and Focus Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find an Oticon Supplier near you.

More information at:

Oticon Opn Web Page
Oticon Opn Product Guide (Download)
Oticon Opn Video Tutorials (YouTube)
Oticon Opn Compatibility Web Page


3. Oticon Opn S

Oticon Opn S

The Oticon Opn S hearing aids feature Enhanced OpenSound Navigator, allowing you to hear clearly from all directions, and an improved feedback (whistling) system.  They are available in three technology levels to suit your lifestyle and budget: Opn S1 (Premium), Opn S2 (Advanced) and Opn S3 (Essential). It features a compact design behind-the-ear design in which the speaker is attached to a thin wire that sits in the ear. 

This hearing aid is made for iPhone, and can connect to compatible TVs, computers, smartphones and more via Bluetooth. It also features Tinnitus Sound Support that can play tinnitus relief sounds, and can be controlled using the Oticon ON app to adjust volume, change programs, view battery life and find a misplaced hearing aid.

Available at: Hearing Savers and Focus Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find an Oticon Supplier near you.

More information at:

Oticon Opn S Web Page
Oticon Opn S Product Guide (Download)
Oticon Opn S Video Tutorials (Youtube)
Oticon Opn Compatibility Web Page

 

4. Oticon Xceed

Oticon Xceed

The Oticon Xceed hearing aids provide 360 degree sound with improved speech clarity with less listening effort in noisy environments. It features a compact design with a tactile double push button for easy operation of volume and an extra push button for changing programs, as well as an optional two-color LED that indicates hearing aid status.

This hearing aid is made for iphone, and can connect to compatible TVs, computers, smartphones and more via Bluetooth. It comes with telecoil, and can be controlled using the Oticon ON app to adjust volume, change programs, view battery life and find a misplaced hearing aid.

Available at: Hearing Savers among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find an Oticon Supplier near you.

More information at:

 Oticon Xceed overview Web Page
Oticon Xceed Product Guide Web Page
Oticon Opn Xceed Video Tutorials (YouTube)
Oticon Opn Compatibility Web Page

 

5. Phonak Audéo Marvel – Connects directly to Apple and Android Devices

Phonak Audéo Marvel

The Phonak Audéo Marvel provides clear, rich sound and adapts to ranging listening situations for greater speech clarity and less listening effort. This hearing aid can be controlled using the Phonak Remote app to adjust volume, change programs and make personalised changes, while the myPhonak app provides real-time communication, support and hearing aid adjustments with a professional.

This hearing aid also supports the Phonak myCall-to-Text app which transcribes audio from incoming phone calls in real-time into on-screen text for extra support and assurance during phone conversations.

The Phonak Audéo Marvel supports direct streaming from an Apple device without needing an accessory. All Bluetooth-enabled devices can stream sound directly to the Phonak Audéo Marvel.

Available at: Hearing Savers, Focus Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Phonak Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Phonak Audéo Marvel
Link to Phonak Audéo Marvel Brochure (Download)
Link to Phonak Audéo Marvel - Video Tutorials

 

6. ReSound ENZO 3D

ReSound ENZO 3D

The ReSound ENZO 3D is for people with severe to profound hearing loss to make everyday hearing clear and crisp, with Spatial Sense technology for a natural sense of sounds. This hearing aid can be controlled using the ReSound Smart 3D app to adjust volume, change listening modes, find misplaced hearing aids, save automatic setting updates for favourite locations, and can be used to remotely update and alter your hearing aids by a professional.

Available at: Hearing Savers and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a ReSound Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to ReSound ENZO 3D
Link to ReSound ENZO 3D - Support and Video Tutorials
Link to ReSound Smart 3D App - Compatibility

 

7. ReSound LiNX 3D

 ReSound LiNX 3D

The ReSound LiNX 3D provides a 360 degrees sound experience to hear sound all around you and Spatial Sense technology for a natural sense of sounds. This hearing aid can be controlled using the ReSound Smart 3D app to adjust volume, change listening modes, find misplaced hearing aids, save automatic setting updates for favourite locations, and can be used to remotely update and alter your hearing aids by a professional.

Available at: Hearing Savers and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a ReSound Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to ReSound LiNX 3D
Link to ReSound LiNX 3D Product Guide (Download)
Link to ReSound LiNX 3D - Support and Video Tutorials
Link to ReSound Smart 3D App - Compatibility

 

8. ReSound LiNX Quattro

ReSound LiNX Quattro

The ReSound LiNX provides speech and rich sound clarity from different directions in any environment. This hearing aid can be controlled using the ReSound Smart 3D app to adjust volume, change listening modes, find misplaced hearing aids, save automatic setting updates for favourite locations, and can be used to remotely update and alter your hearing aids by a professional.

Available at: Hearing Savers and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a ReSound Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to ReSound LiNX Quattro
Link to ReSound LiNX Quattro Product Guide (Download)
Link to ReSound LiNX Quattro - Support and Video Tutorials
Link to ReSound Smart 3D App - Compatibility

 

9. Signia Motion 13/13P Nx

Signia Motion 13 13P Nx

The Signia Motion 13 Nx provides speech clarity of both your own voice and others, and offers versatile fitting options. The Motion 13P is ideal for those with individual fitting requirements with greater hearing loss. This hearing aid can be controlled using the myControl app to adjust volume, personalise settings, change programs, view battery life, monitor noise exposure and voice activity for hearing health, utilise 360 degree microphone steering and switch to flight mode.

Available at: Australian Hearing, Hearing Savers, Focus Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Signia Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Signia Motion 13/13P Nx
Link to Signia Made for iPhone Hearing Aids - Video Tutorials

 

10. Signia Pure 13 BT primax

Signia Pure 13 BT primax

The Signia Pure 13 BT primax provides an optimal personalised hearing experience in challenging, noisy environments. This hearing aid can be controlled using the myControl app to adjust volume, personalise settings, change programs, view battery life, monitor noise exposure and voice activity for hearing health, utilise 360 degree microphone steering and switch to flight mode.

Available at: Australian Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Signia Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Signia Pure 13 BT primax
Link to Signia Made for iPhone Hearing Aids - Video Tutorials

 

11. Signia Pure 13 Nx

Signia Pure 13 Nx

The Signia Pure 13 Nx provides speech clarity of both your own voice and others, with a long-life battery built for streaming. This hearing aid can be controlled using the myControl app to adjust volume, personalise settings, change programs, view battery life, monitor noise exposure and voice activity for hearing health, utilise 360 degree microphone steering and switch to flight mode.

Available at: Australian Hearing, Focus Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Signia Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Signia Pure 13 Nx
Link to Signia Made for iPhone Hearing Aids - Video Tutorials

 

12. Signia Pure 312 Nx

Signia Pure 312 Nx

The Signia Pure 312 Nx is a small, compact hearing aid and provides speech clarity of both your own voice and others. This hearing aid can be controlled using the myControl app to adjust volume, personalise settings, change programs, view battery life, monitor noise exposure and voice activity for hearing health, utilise 360 degree microphone steering and switch to flight mode.

Available at: Australian Hearing, Focus Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Signia Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Signia Pure 312 Nx
Link to Signia Made for iPhone Hearing Aids - Video Tutorials

 

13. Signia Pure Charge&Go Nx – Compatible with Android devices with an accessory

Signia Pure ChargeGo Nx

The Signia Pure Charge&Go Nx provides speech clarity of both your own voice and others and is wirelessly recharged without the need for disposable batteries. This hearing aid can be controlled using the myControl app to adjust volume, personalise settings, change programs, view battery life, monitor noise exposure and voice activity for hearing health, utilise 360 degree microphone steering and switch to flight mode.

Available at: Australian Hearing, Hearing Savers and Focus Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Signia Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Signia Pure Charge&Go Nx
Link to Signia Made for iPhone Hearing Aids - Video Tutorials

 

14. Starkey Halo

Starkey Halo 2

The Starkey Halo hearing aid uses a precise directional microphone and advanced noise reduction technology to increase speech clarity. This hearing aid can be controlled using the TruLink Hearing Control app to adjust volume, activate an in-car setting and personalise your sound settings to specific locations, with automatic updates based on your location.

Available at: Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Starkey Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Starkey Halo
Link to Starkey Halo Product Guide (Download)
Link to TruLink Hearing Control App - Video Tutorials

 

15. Starkey Halo 2

Starkey Halo 2

The Starkey Halo 2 hearing aid provides improved speech clarity in difficult listening environments. This hearing aid can be controlled using the TruLink Hearing Control app to adjust volume, activate an in-car setting and personalise your sound settings to specific locations, with automatic updates based on your location.

Available at: Hearing Savers, Focus Hearing and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Starkey Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Starkey Halo 2
Link to Starkey Halo 2 Product Guide (Download)
Link to TruLink Hearing Control App - Video Tutorials

 

16. Widex BEYOND Hearing Aids

13.Widex BEYOND Hearing Aids

Widex BEYOND hearing aids optimize sound based on your environment and feature a SMARTWIND Manager which reduces wind noise annoyance while increasing speech understanding. This hearing aid can be controlled using the BEYOND app to adjust sound and listening preferences, create sound templates for specific listening situations, alter microphone direction, personalisation and to find a misplaced hearing aid.

Available at: Hearing Savers, and Value Hearing among other audiologists and audiometrists. You can also find a Widex Supplier near you.

More information at:

Link to Widex BEYOND iPhone Hearing Aids
Link to Widex BEYOND - Support and Video Tutorials
Link to BEYOND app - Compatibility

Is there any training available for these accessories?

Training and demonstrations might be available directly from hearing aid retailers and audiology clinics.

Apple stores offer in-person training and demonstrations on how to use their devices and their accessibility features. Visit your nearest Apple store for more information and to book in for a session.

More information is available on:

Apple - Made for iPhone Hearing Aids
Apple - Accessibility Hearing

 

docxACC527 - Hearing Aids for iPhones - Version 3

 

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