Hearing aids

TruLink smartphone compatibility

TruLink Hearing Control app

The TruLink Hearing Control app streams music, media and more directly from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch to your hearing aids*. Apple Watch can control volume and memories of smartphone-compatible hearing aids when connected to iPhone and/or iPad.


Apple compatibility

TruLink Hearing Control app supports smartphone-compatible Halo iQ, Halo 2 and Halo hearing aids and offers a variety of enhanced adjustment capabilities. The app relies on Apple’s Operating System (iOS) to manage the connectivity between the smartphone-compatible hearing aids.

TruLink has been tested and is compatible with the following version of Apple’s Operating System (iOS):
iOS 11 or higher

iOS UPDATE NOTE: When updating the version of iOS on your iPhone, the hearing aids may lose connection, requiring you to un-pair and re-pair the hearing aids with your iPhone. There is a pairing tutorial video on our Instructional Videos page under TruLink Accessories.

TruLink is compatible with the following Apple devices:

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

iPhone 5
iPhone 4s (Halo only)
iPad Pro
iPad Air 2
iPad Air
iPad (4th generation)
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini with Retina display
iPad mini
iPod touch (5th generation)
Apple Watch – requires iPhone 5 or later

For best performance, we recommend using TruLink 4.3.

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Android compatibility

We are constantly evaluating Android products and their compatibility with our hearing aids. Due to the complex nature of the Android platform and many different types of products utilizing this platform, we test each product separately and will provide compatibility information as we complete our rigorous testing. Remember to check this page for updated Android compatibility information.

TruLink Hearing Control app* supports Halo iQ, Halo 2 and Halo hearing aids and is compatible with the following Android products and operating systems:

Samsung Galaxy S9+/Android OS 8.0
Samsung Galaxy S8/Android OS 7.0
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge/Android OS 7.0
Samsung GalaxyS7/Android OS 7.0
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus/Android OS 7.0
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge/Android OS 7.0
Samsung Galaxy S6/Android OS 5.0
Samsung Galaxy S5/Android OS 4.4.4
Samsung Galaxy S4/Android OS 4.4.4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Android OS 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Note 7/Android OS 6.0
Samsung Galaxy Note 5/Android OS 5.1.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Android OS 5.0.1
Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Android OS 5.0
Google Pixel/Android OS 7.0
Google Pixel XL/Android OS 7.0
Google Pixel 2/Android OS 8.0
Google Pixel 2 XL/Android OS 8.0
Google Nexus 6P/Android OS 8.0
Google Nexus 5X/Android OS 7.1.1
HTC 10/Android OS 7.0
HTC One M9/Android OS 6.0
HTC One M8/Android OS 6.0
HTC One LTE (M7)/Android OS 5.0

*TruLink Hearing for Android does not provide streaming at this time.

Learn more about TruLink features compatible with Android devices.

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