Please note: Samsung Galaxy S8 is currently not compatible with our Beltone HearPlus app – We advise users to use the devices on our compatibility list below.

Beltone compatibility

Beltone hearing aids enable you to stream from virtually any audio source and personalize your sound on the go.

Beltone hearing aid compatibility

Stream sound to your Beltone hearing aids

Direct audio streaming on iOS

With Beltone Hearing aids, you can connect directly with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This enables you to stream phone calls, audiobooks and music directly to your hearing aids.

Streaming Made for iPhone - MFi

When your hearing aids are paired with any of the Apple device listed below, direct sound streaming and basic hearing aid adjustments are natively integrated and available directly from iOS.

MFi compatible Apple devices:
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Pro (12.9 inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7 inch)
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad (4th generation)
  • iPod touch (6th generation)
  • iPod touch (5th generation)

Audio streaming on Android

If you have an Android smartphone, use the Beltone Phone Link 2 to stream phone calls, audiobooks and music to your hearing aids.

Streaming Android

Supported connection – for sound streaming and the Beltone SmartRemote app. 

If your smartphone is not compatible with a direct connection, you can achieve:

Sound streaming by using a Beltone Phone Link 2. 
Compatibility: Any Bluetooth v.2.0 Android device. 

Truly personalize your hearing experience

Hearing aid controls - iOS and Android

Use the Beltone HearMax and Beltone HearPlus apps to tailor your hearing experience - perfectly matching you own preferences. Easily. Discreetly. And straight from your phone.

For Apple devices and selected compatible Android devices, you can connect directly to the hearing aids and change settings. See the full list of compatible phones below.

If your Android smartphone does not support direct connection: Use the Beltone Phone Link 2 between your hearing aids, smartphone and our Beltone SmartRemote app to gain control of your hearing aid settings.

Control and personalization through apps

For full control and personalization of you hearing experience download and use the Beltone HearMax or HearPlus app. Be sure to choose the correct Beltone app for your hearing aid: 

Compatible devices for Beltone HearMax and Hearplus apps

Compatible Apple devices

iPhone:

  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5

iPad:

  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Pro (12.9 inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7 inch)
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini (Beltone HearPlus app only)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad (4th generation)

iPod:

  • iPod touch (6th generation)
  • iPod touch (5th generation) (Beltone HearPlus app only)

Apple Watch (in conjunction with iPhone):

  • Apple Watch Series 2
  • Apple Watch Series 1

The Beltone HearMax app is optimized for iPhone 6. iOS 10 or later is required. Watch support requires watch OS 3 and iOS 10. 
The Beltone HearPlus app is optimized for iPhone 6. iOS 8 or later is required. Watch support requires watch OS 2 and iOS 9.

Compatible Android devices

Beltone HearMax app:

  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Doro 8030
  • Google Pixel XL
  • HTC 10
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One M9
  • Huawei Mate M8
  • Huawei P9
  • LG G3
  • LG5
  • LG V20

The app is available for download on all Android devices, but the devices mentioned above have verified compatibility. We recommend that your Android mobile device runs Android OS version 5.0 - Lollipop or later." The app is optimized for smartphones with screen resolution 1080x1920 pixels. Other screen resolutions may not show app screens optimally.

Beltone HearPlus app:

  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5

The app is only available for download on the devices mentioned above. Each sub variant of the phones listed above, e.g. Galaxy S5 Active or Galaxy S5 Mini, is modified by the local carrier in each country and we cannot guarantee direct compatibility for these.

If you already have one of the sub variants and a working direct connection to your hearing aids, we advise you not to upgrade to Android OS 6.0.1 or later at the moment.

We recommend that your Android mobile device runs Android OS version 5.0 - Lollipop or later. Your hearing aids may need to be updated to the latest firmware to work with the app. This update can be done by your hearing care professional.

Hearing aid control by using the Beltone SmartRemote app  and a Beltone Phone Link 2. 

Compatibility: Android models from HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Samsung and Sony running Android OS 2.3.5 or later and Bluetooth v. 2.0 or later.