Apple watch compatability

#1

Just got an Apple watch and it doesn’t play well with my OPN1’s. I can still answer calls via my iphone but if I try from the watch if fails.

Anyone know what brands of aids work well with the Apple watch?

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#2

It sounds like the operating system does not support MFi. Here is a potential work around.

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#3

I have the watch and for now you will need the connect clip if you want to hear the watch on the hearing aids. There my be a future version of the watch or the watchOS that my fix that

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#4

My Apple Watch works well to control my HAs–but my phone has to be fairly nearby because my watch doesn’t have cellphone connectivity. I have ReSound Quattros.

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#5

From Apple

To use the Made for iPhone hearing aids, you need one of these devices with iOS 7 or later:

The watches just aren’t compatible yet, there are rumors about the next OS due out later this year, but nothing definite yet.

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#6

WatchOS 6 (beta) has settings for hearing aid connectivity but they aren’t yet “active”, so it’s unclear how it will work…

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#7

Thanks all, good info.

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