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Why do my hearing aids interfere with my cell phone?

How do I know if my hearing aids are having interference?

  • If you are having interference, the hearing aid will likely be intermittent. For example, if you are streaming from the TV transmitter, the signal is likely to sound choppy and cut in and out.If you were trying to use a remote control, sometimes it would work and other times it won’t. What to do if you have interference on the hearing aids?

What is rfrf interference and how does it affect hearing aids?

  • RF interference does not occur for all combinations of digital wireless telephones and hearing aids. However, when interference does occur, the buzzing sound can make understanding speech difficult, communication over cell phones annoying, and, in the worst case, render the cell phone unusable for the hearing aid user.

How do I choose the best cell phone for hearing aids?

  • Mobile phone companies will have a list of phones that are best for hearing aid wearers. Ask to try any cell phone before committing to buy because interference can change depending on location.

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