Smartphone Compatible

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Smartphone Compatible

Connect directly to your Android and Apple smartphones via the Thrive Hearing or TruLink Hearing app.

Product Features

Smartphone compatibility

The Thrive Hearing Control app lets you easily connect your hearing aids to your Apple® and Android™ devices.

Apple® compatibility

Thrive Hearing Control app runs on iOS 11 or higher. For best performance, we recommend using the most current iOS version. 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. The following devices have been tested for compatibility:

iPhone 11 Pro -testing
iPhone 11 – testing
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XS
iPhone XR
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
iPad Pro (12.9-inch 2nd generation; 12.9-inch 1st generation; 10.5-inch; 9.7-inch)
iPad Air 2
iPad Air
iPad (6th generation; 5th generation)
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini 2
iPod touch (6th generation)

Android compatibility

Thrive Hearing Control app runs on Android 6.0 or higher. The following phones have been tested for compatibility:

Samsung Galaxy® S10
Samsung Galaxy® S10+
Samsung Galaxy® S10e
Samsung Galaxy® S9+
Samsung Galaxy® S8+
Samsung Galaxy® S8
Samsung Galaxy® S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy® S7
Samsung Galaxy® S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy® S6
Samsung Galaxy® Note 9
Samsung Galaxy® Note 8
Samsung Galaxy® Note 5
Google Pixel 4 – Streams directly using Bluetooth® technology – testing
Google Pixel 4 XL – Streams directly using Bluetooth® technology – testing
Google Pixel 3a – Streams directly using Bluetooth® technology
Google Pixel 3a XL – Streams directly using Bluetooth® technology
Google Pixel 3
Google Pixel 3 XL
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Google Pixel
Google Pixel XL
Google Nexus 6P
Google Nexus 5X
HTC 10
HTC 9
HTC One M8
HTC One M7
HTC U11 Life
LG LV-30
Motorola X4

Thrive Hearing Control app streaming functionality with smartphones running the Android operating system requires the Starkey Hearing Technologies Remote Microphone +.

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.

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and FaceTime are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. “Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.

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Customer Reviews

I recently moved to this area . The staff is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Five stars show my thanks and appreciation. Love my new AI hearing aids.

Eleanor Urey, on Google

WE have been here before and it is always a great experience. Everyone here must wake up and have the same mantra. what can i do better today than yesterday for all our patients. They are kind, helpful and the best in the business. if you have a hearing issue...

Herb Kutlow, on Google

After you get your hearing aids you have regular visits for checking the aids and, if necessary, making adjustments. The staff is friendly and makes sure you get all your questions answered. During my last appointment I was taught several tips for working with my aids/cellphone connection. They clearly want...

Linda LeVier, on Google

My hearing aids needed filter replacement which I found difficult. The kind doctor did this in a slit second and also offered advice as to how I could fix the problem long term. He and his female colleague at the front desk were very happy and caring not at all...

Timothy Carroll, on Google

Recently (July, 2022)I visited the Encinitas Advanced Hearing Care office with my Hearing Aides Starkey, which I used about 12 months with about 5 visits to different repair centers. No one of them help to improve the hearing. The only advise which I received was to cut the wires for...

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