ReSound Cala Connectivity Guide
ReSound Hearing Instruments
Connectivity
Guide
Guide for connecting to your Apple device, Android
device and using ReSound apps
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Table of contents
Introduction to ReSound Hearing Instruments........................................... 4
Mobile Devices that Work with ReSound Hearing Instruments................... 5
Connectivity and ReSound Smart App for Apple Devices.......................... 6
Connectivity and ReSound Smart App for Android Devices..................... 30
ReSound Control App............................................................................. 51
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Introduction to ReSound
hearing instruments
Here is a list of hearing instruments from ReSound that work with the
ReSound Smart™ app. If you’re not sure, please ask your hearing care
professional.
ReSound Cala
ReSound Sola
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Mobile devices that work with ReSound
hearing instruments
You can use the free ReSound Smart app to control and optimize your ReSound
hearing instruments right from your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod® touch, Apple Watch,
or select Android devices.*
* Visit future-resound.com/compatibility for a full list of compatible devices.
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Connectivity and ReSound Smart App
for Apple Devices
HOW TO PAIR YOUR HEARING INSTRUMENTS TO YOUR IPHONE, IPAD OR IPOD TOUCH
Check battery
Turn on Bluetooth
Insert a fresh battery in your
ReSound hearing instrument.
eep the battery door open so the
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hearing instrument cannot power
up.
Swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen to reveal
the Control Center.
Tap the Bluetooth icon.
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Detect hearing instruments
Now that Bluetooth is activated,
go to Settings, tap General,
then Accessibility.
Close the battery door to power
up your hearing instrument
so your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
touch can detect it and then tap
Hearing Instruments.
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Lisa’s Hearing Aids
Make the connection
Tap on the name and model number of your hearing instrument
when it appears on the screen.
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When it’s connected, your hearing instrument name will be
shown with a checkmark, and the color of the name will change
from black to blue.
Tap Pair in the dialogue box. When pairing to two hearing
instruments, you will receive separate pairing requests. The
second request may take a few seconds to appear after starting
the first pairing.
Now you are connected. You can check the status of the
connection on the Hearing Instrument page.
Re-connecting your hearing instruments to your iPhone, iPad or
iPod touch
When you turn off your hearing instruments or Apple device, they
will no longer be connected. To connect them again, turn on your
hearing instruments by opening and closing the battery door. The
hearing instruments will then automatically connect to your Apple
device. You can also verify this connection by accessing the
Accessibility shortcut (triple click the home button) and making
sure that your hearing instruments have been detected.
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Pairing to more than one Apple device
You can pair up to five different Apple devices to your
ReSound hearing instruments, but you can only connect
to one Apple device at a time.
To switch connection from one Apple device to another,
swipe up from the bottom of your Apple device’s screen
and turn Bluetooth off.
ow you can activate Bluetooth on the device you want
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to connect to next.
Wait for authentication
When you tap on Pair in the dialogue box, your ReSound
hearing instrument and Apple device need time to
authenticate the pairing. Either put your hearing instrument
on and wait for a series of 6 beeps followed by a ripple
tone, or wait at least 120 seconds for authentication to
finish. Please don’t stream audio until authentication is
complete.
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Stream sound directly to your
ReSound hearing instruments
You can stream stereo audio, such as music, directly from
your Apple device to your hearing instruments.
CONTROL CENTER
HOW TO STREAM AUDIO FROM DIFFERENT APPS
Access the Control Center
by swiping up from the
bottom of the screen.
Select the device for audio
- in this case your hearing
instruments.
To stop streaming to your
hearing instruments and
return to normal phone
operation, select iPhone.
You can also stop streaming
audio to your hearing
instruments by tapping the
media player’s pause button.
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You can also stream audio from other apps such as
YouTube™.
Open a media player app such as YouTube and
press the on screen AirPlay icon.
Select the hearing instruments for streaming and press
play. Press pause to stop streaming the video. If you want
to go back to normal iPhone operation click on the AirPlay
icon and tap on iPhone in the dialogue box.
PHONE AND FACETIME CALLS
If a call comes in while
you are streaming audio
from your music player,
answer it and the system
will automatically turn
down the music and
switch to your phone
conversation.
nce you end a call,
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the system will continue
streaming music from
where you left off.
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WATCH, DO I GET THE SOUND IN MY
HEARING INSTRUMENTS?
If you get a call on your Apple Watch, scroll
down on the digital crown and choose
Answer on iPhone to get the sound in your
hearing instruments. Use the microphone on
the iPhone to pick up your own voice.
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Advanced control
and personalization with
the ReSound Smart app
DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE RESOUND
SMART APP.
The ReSound Smart app can be downloaded
for free from the App Store by following these steps:
1.Go to the App Store
2.Search for “ReSound Smart”
3.If you are on an iPad, change the search criteria in
the top right-hand corner to iPhone only
4.Tap on Get and then Install to start downloading
the app
5.Now you are almost ready to personalize your
hearing experience
CONNECT THE RESOUND SMART APP TO YOUR
HEARING INSTRUMENT
The first time you tap the icon on the home screen to
open your ReSound Smart app, you’ll be taken through
the following steps:
1.When asked if you want to get started with the hearing
instrument now or run in demo mode, choose Get
started
2.You will be asked to familiarize yourself with the printed
user guide for the hearing instruments and accept the
terms of use; tap Accept to continue
3.You will see a list of the hearing instruments that work
with the ReSound Smart app; tap “OK” to continue
4.If your hearing instruments and mobile device are not
paired, a screen will open showing you how to pair
5. When asked to allow the app to access your location, tap Allow
6. Now you’re ready to use your ReSound Smart app
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ReSound Smart app overview
There are two main screens in the ReSound Smart app. You can simply slide
between the Volume Control and Program Selection screens or use the top
navigation buttons to move between screens.
NAVIGATION BETWEEN MAIN SCREENS
Volume control
Program selection
Tap this button to go to the
Programs page.
Tap this button to open
a window which gives
you access to advanced
functions.
Tap this button to go to
the main menu page for
additional functions.
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Tap this button when you
are on the Programs page to
return to the Volume control
page.
Main menu for extra
functions
Tap the back button to
return to the Volume
control page.
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HEARING INSTRUMENT VOLUME CONTROL
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Combined volume control
Independent volume control
Slide the volume slider up
to raise and down to lower
the volume of the hearing
instrument.
Use the pinch gesture to
switch between combined
and independent hearing
instrument volume control.
Tap the mute button
beneath the volume
slider to mute the hearing
instrument, and tap again
to unmute.
Or tap the toggle button at
the bottom of the screen.
CHANGE PROGRAMS
Manual program change
Tap the buttons to choose one
of up to four different hearing
instrument programs that have
been optimized for particular
hearing situations. Each program
has its own icon to help you
choose.
Streaming device change
Tap a streaming device button
to activate streaming from a
ReSound wireless accessory
device such as a TV Streamer 2.
TIP CAN I GO BACK TO MY FITTED PROGRAM SETTINGS?
If you have made adjustments to volume, bass/treble and/or Sound
Enhancer, restore your fitted program settings by re-tapping the
program button.
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STREAMER VOLUME CONTROL
Streamer program volume
Independent volume control
When a streamer program is
selected, you can adjust the
streaming volume separately
with the orange volume slider.
You can adjust the volume
of left and right hearing
instruments independently.
Switch between dual and
independent volume control
with the pinch gesture or
tap the toggle button at the
bottom of the screen.
Hearing instrument volume
You can still mute or adjust
the volume of the hearing
instruments without affecting
the volume of the audio you are
streaming.
TIP CAN I MUTE MY DEVICES?
You can mute each device independently. Simply tap the mute
button beneath each volume slider.
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ADJUST BASS AND TREBLE
More options
Adjusting bass and treble
This button at the top left
opens a pop-up menu
with options that give you
more advanced control and
personalization of your hearing
experience.
Increase or decrease bass
and treble from sounds by
moving the sliders up or
down. Adjustments are also
applied to streamed sound.
The bass and treble option
You can adjust the bass and
treble of all incoming sound
including streaming from the
iPhone.
TIP CAN I SAVE MY SETTINGS?
When you find bass and treble settings you like, you can
save them as Favorites. If you are wearing ReSound Cala the
adjustments will remain until you reboot your hearing instruments
(opening and closing the battery doors).
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SOUND ENHANCER: PERSONALIZE YOUR SOUND
Sound Enhancer will appear in the more options pop-up menu if it is available for one or more of the programs set by
your hearing care professional. Sound enhancer is only available in ReSound Cala 8 devices.
All adjustments are made
by moving the slider or
tapping the graphic.
To return to the fitted
settings of the program
after adjustments, tap
Undo.
The tabs you’ll see at the
bottom of your screen
represent the Sound
Enhancer features available
to you.
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TIP EXPLORE YOUR FAVORITE SETTINGS
Save your Sound Enhancer settings as Favorites and
show them to your hearing care professional at your
next fitting.
Comfort in Noise
Adjust the level of noise
reduction from full
awareness of surroundings
to focused hearing
comfort.
Speech Focus
Choose exactly what to
listen to by adjusting the
focus of the beam.
Comfort in Wind
Reduce wind noise for
maximum listening comfort
in windy situations.
When the hearing
instruments are set to
automatic focus, adjusting
Speech focus will switch
them to manual setting. To
return to automatic use the
Undo button.
TIP OPTIMIZE SPEECH FOCUS
When adjusting Speech Focus, also try the Comfort in
Noise for maximum effect.
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FAVORITES
Add a Favorite
You can save your
preferred volume, bass/
treble settings and Sound
Enhancer features as
Favorites. You can also
choose to attach a Favorite
to a location and have your
hearing instruments change
automatically when you
enter that location.
TIP YOU CAN ALSO ACCESS THE FAVORITES LIST
FROM THE MAIN MENU.
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Overview of Favorites
In the Favorites list, you
can create a new Favorite
by pressing Add new
favorite, and activate an
existing Favorite by tapping
on its name. You can also
switch between list view
and map view.
Additional Favorites options
By swiping left on a
Favorite you can choose
from the following options:
- View on map (if a location
has been added)
- Details
- Remove
Details of your Favorites
In the details view, you can
edit the name of the Favorite
and add/remove a location.
You can also view the
saved volume, bass/treble
preferences and Sound
Enhancer features.
TIP CAN I EDIT FAVORITES WITHOUT LOSING MY
SETTINGS?
If you select a Favorite and tweak settings such as the volume
or bass and treble, you can save your changes as a new
Favorite.
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FINDER: SEARCH FOR MISPLACED HEARING INSTRUMENTS
Search nearby
If the app detects the
hearing instruments nearby,
it will go into Nearby mode.
As you walk around, the red
bars will show you if you
are getting closer or farther
away from your hearing
instruments. Hearing
instruments must be on to
use this feature.
TIP ENABLE LOCATION SERVICES
Location services must be enabled to user the Finder feature.
Go to Settings on the iOS device, tap Privacy, then Location
Services. Turn Location Services on.
Below, tap on the ReSound Smart icon and select Always.
To ensure the Finder feature can track your hearing instruments,
keep the hearing instruments connected to the phone and keep
the Smart app open, running in the background.
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Finder
If the app does not detect
your hearing instruments
nearby, it will switch to
Map view and display the
place on the map where
they were last connected to
Last location
Tap this button on the map
or satellite view to bring
up a pop-up menu to see
the address and time your
hearing instruments were
last detected.
Satellite view
Tap this button to go to the
satellite view.
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Control of your hearing instruments built into
your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
HOW TO ACCESS BASIC VOLUME AND PROGRAM CONTROLS
Triple click on the Home button on your Apple device to access basic
volume and program controls.
HOW TO USE APPLE’S NATIVE FUNCTIONALITY TO
CONTROL YOUR RESOUND HEARING INSTRUMENTS
You can also access a control center for your hearing
instruments in Settings. Go to Settings, General,
Accessibility, and Hearing Instruments then tap on the
circled i to go to the hearing-instrument controls.
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1.The name, model, and
battery status of your
hearing instruments.
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2.Streaming and volume
settings for both
hearing instruments or
independently for each
hearing instrument.
3.Independent volume
control of each hearing
instrument.
Scroll down the page to see
the following settings.
4.View and change the
program
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5.Start and stop Live Listen
to use your iPhone,
iPad or iPod touch as a
microphone which sends
sound directly to your
hearing instruments
6.Tap this if you want to forget this device and remove the pairing.
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RESOUND APP FOR APPLE WATCH™
Control the hearing instruments straight from your wrist.
VOLUME CONTROL
How to get the ReSound Smart app on your Apple Watch
What you need
The ReSound Smart app must be installed on your iPhone and
updated to minimum v. 3.0.1. Please see Apple compatibility
information on page 5.
How to pair
Pair your Apple Watch to your iPhone
by following the instructions found in
the Apple Watch companion app on
your iPhone.
How to get the app on Apple Watch
You can use the Apple Watch companion app on your
iPhone to turn on or off or to set preferences for your apps
on Apple Watch, including the ReSound Smart app.
• Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
• Scroll down until you see ‘Smart’ in your list of apps. Tap it.
• Enable ‘Show App on Apple Watch’ and ‘Show in Glances’.
• You will see the ReSound Smart app become available on your Apple Watch.
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Hearing instrument volume control
Tap the + or – icons to increase or
decrease the volume of the hearing
instrument.
To mute the hearing instruments,
force touchon the screen. To unmute,
tap the + or – icons.
Streamer volume control
When a streamer program is selected
you can adjust the streaming volume
separately with the orange volume
slider.
You can also mute the streaming
volume by force touch.
TIP HOW DO I MOVE BETWEEN SCREENS?
Simply slide sideways to move between screens.
PROGRAMS AND FAVORITES
Choose a program or
a Favorite
Tap one of the
program icons to
choose a program.
Scroll down to choose
between hearing
instrument
programs, streamer
programs and your
own Favorites.
BASS AND TREBLE
Adjust bass and treble
Tap the + or – icons to
increase or decrease
bass and treble.
You can create new
Favorites in the
ReSound Smart™ app
on the iPhone.
TIP CAN I USE APPLE WATCH GLANCES FOR THE RESOUND SMART APP?
You can use Glances to quickly view which program you’re in. Just swipe up on the Watch
face and then swipe sideways until you see the ReSound Smart app. It will tell you your
current program. Tap the screen to go directly to the app.
SOUND ENHANCER
Adjust Sound Enhancer
Adjust all three features by tapping the +
and – icons. Use force touch to reset to
fitted settings.
Comfort in Noise
Adjust the level of comfort
in noise by turning noise
reduction up or down.
Speech Focus
Adjust speech focus by
setting beam width.
Comfort in Wind
Adjust comfort in wind
by turning wind noise
reduction up or down.
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Connectivity and ReSound Smart App for Android
The ReSound Smart app puts basic controls and more advanced features at your fingertips so you
can personalize your hearing experience.
The ReSound Smart app is the first hearing instrument app with a direct connection between your
hearing instruments and Android phone.
WHAT CAN THE RESOUND SMART™ APP DO?
You can use the ReSound Smart app to:
• Adjust volume settings on your hearing instruments
• Adjust volume of your ReSound wireless accessory
separately
• Adjust speech focus as well as comfort in noise and wind
with Sound Enhancer*
• Change manual and streamer programs
• Edit and personalize program names
• Adjust treble and bass to your preferences
• Save your preferred settings as a Favorite – with or
without tagging a location
• See connection status
• Get inspiration and personalized information about your
hearing instrument
• Help locate lost or misplaced hearing instruments
* For selected programs in ReSound Cala 8 only
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WHERE CAN I FIND THE RESOUND SMART™ APP?
You can download the ReSound Smart
app for free from the Google Play Store.
• Go to Play Store on your Android phone and search for
ReSound and Smart
• Tap on Install, then Accept so the app can access
certain features on your phone such as Bluetooth
• Your phone will now install the app
• When installation is complete, tap on Open to start up
your ReSound Smart app
For more information, please visit future-resound.com
Pair with your Android phone
HOW TO PAIR YOUR HEARING INSTRUMENT TO YOUR ANDROID PHONE
Insert a fresh battery in your ReSound Hearing instrument.
Keep the battery door open so the hearing instrument cannot power up.
Open the ReSound Smart
app on your phone.
You can start the pairing
right away. If you would like
to watch a demonstration of
the app, press Demo.
Check that your hearing
instruments are in the list of
compatible products.
Press OK.
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Close the battery door of
the hearing instruments and
press Pair.
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The app will search for
nearby hearing instruments.
If no hearing instruments
were found, you can try
searching for hearing
instruments again by
pressing search.
The phone will now
connect to your
hearing instruments.
Press the ok button
and you are ready to
use the app.
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Unpairing your hearing
instruments
Follow these steps if you
want to unpair your hearing
instruments so you can
pair to different ReSound
hearing instruments, for
example.
Go to the app Settings
and select Unpair your
hearing instruments.
Tap on Unpair in the
pop-up notification and the
hearing instruments will be
unpaired.
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How to re-connect your hearing instruments to your
Android phone
When your hearing instruments are out of range, or you
turn them or your Android phone off, they will no longer
be connected. When the hearing instruments come into
range again, or you turn them or your phone back on,
they will take a few seconds to automatically reconnect.
TIP WANT TO ACTIVATE UNPAIRED HEARING
Instruments?
Once a hearing aid is forgotten, you will need to follow the
steps on page 6 to pair it with your hearing instruments again.
RESOUND SMART™ APP OVERVIEW
The app has two main screens: Volume control and program
selection. You can simply slide from one screen to the other, or
use the navigation buttons. There is also a main menu button
which gives you access to additional app functions.
Program selection
Volume control
Tap this button when you
are on the Programs page
to return to the Volume
control page.
Tap this to go to the
Programs page.
Tap the More options
button to open a window
which gives you access to
advanced functions.
Tap this to go to the main
menu page for extra
functions.
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Main menu for extra
functions
Additional app function
include:
Connection status
Battery status
Finder
Favorites
My hearing aid
App tutorial and settings
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You can use your
phone’s back hard
key to go back to the
previous screen.
ADJUST VOLUME SETTINGS
Combined volume control
Independent volume control
Slide the volume slider up
to raise and down to lower
the volume of the hearing
instruments.
Use the pinch gesture to
switch between combined
and independent hearing
instrument volume control.
Tap the mute button
beneath the volume
slider to mute the hearing
instruments, and tap again
to unmute.
Or tap the toggle button at
the bottom of the screen.
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STREAMER VOLUME CONTROL
Streamer device volume
Independent volume control
When a streamer device
program is selected, you
can adjust the streaming
volume separately with the
orange volume slider.
You can adjust the volume
of left and right hearing
instruments independently.
Switch between combined
and independent volume
control with the pinch
gesture or tap the toggle
button at the bottom of the
screen.
Hearing aid volume
You can still mute or
adjust the volume of the
hearing instruments without
affecting the volume of the
audio you are streaming.
TIP HOW DO I RESET THE VOLUME?
To reset the volume to its default position, align the
slider with the white dots.
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CHANGE PROGRAMS
Manual program change
Streaming device change
Tap the buttons to choose
one of up to four different
hearing instruments
programs that have been
optimized for particular
hearing situations. Each
program has its own icon to
help you choose.
Tap a streaming device
button to activate streaming
from a ReSound wireless
accesory such as a
ReSound TV Streamer 2.
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ADJUST BASS AND TREBLE
More options
Adjusting bass and treble
The red More options
button at the top left
opens a pop-up menu
with options that give you
more advanced control
and personalization of your
hearing experience.
Add or cut bass and treble
from sounds by moving the
sliders up or down.
The bass and treble option
You can adjust the bass
and treble of all incoming
sound.
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TIP CAN I SAVE MY SETTINGS?
When you find bass and treble settings you like, you can
save them as Favorites. If you are wearing ReSound Cala the
adjustments will remain until you reboot your hearing instruments
(opening and closing the battery doors).
SOUND ENHANCER: PERSONALIZE YOUR SOUND
Sound Enhancer will appear in the More options pop-up menu if it is available for one or more of the programs set by
your hearing care professional.
All adjustments are made by
moving the slider or tapping
the graphic.
Comfort in Noise
Adjust the level of noise
reduction from full
awareness of surroundings
to focused hearing
comfort.
To return to the fitted
settings of the program after
adjustments, tap Undo.
The tactive tabs at the
bottom of your screen
represent the Sound
Enhancer features available
to you.
TIP EXPLORE YOUR FAVORITE SETTINGS
Save your Sound Enhancer settings as Favorites and
show them to your hearing care professional at your
next fitting.
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Speech Focus
Choose exactly what to
listen to by adjusting the
focus of the beam.
When the hearing
instruments are set to
automatic focus, adjusting
Speech Focus will switch
them to manual setting. To
return to automatic use the
Undo button.
TIP OPTIMIZE SPEECH FOCUS
When adjusting Speech Focus, also try the Comfort in
Noise for maximum effect.
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Comfort in Wind
Reduce wind noise for
maximum listening comfort
in windy situations.
FAVORITES
Add a Favorite
You can save your
preferred volume, bass
and treble and/or Sound
Enhancer settings as
Favorites. You can also
choose to attach a Favorite
to a location and have your
hearing instruments change
automatically when you
enter that location.
Overview of Favorites
In the Favorites list, you
can create a new Favorite
by pressing Add new
favorite, and activate an
existing Favorite by tapping
on its name. You can also
switch between list view
and map view.
TIP YOU CAN ALSO ACCESS THE FAVORITES LIST
FROM THE MAIN MENU.
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Additional Favorites options
By swiping left on a
Favorite you can choose
from the following options:
- View on map (if a location
has been added)
- Details
- Remove
Details of your Favorites
In the details view, you can
edit the name of the Favorite
and add/remove a location.
You can also view the
saved volume, bass/treble
preferences and Sound
Enhancer features.
TIP CAN I EDIT FAVORITES WITHOUT LOSING MY
SETTINGS?
If you select a Favorite and tweak settings such as the volume
or bass and treble, you can save your changes as a new
Favorite.
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FINDER: SEARCH FOR MISPLACED HEARING
INSTRUMENTS
Finder
Use the Finder to search for misplaced hearing
instruments.
Nearby search
If the app detects the hearing instruments nearby, it will
go into Nearby mode. As you walk around the red bars
will show you if you are getting closer or farther away from
your hearing instruments.
The hearing instruments must be on to use this feature
TIP ENABLE LOCATION SERVICES
Location services must be enabled to use the Finder feature.
Go to the phone’s settings, tap Location.
Toggle to “on” (green) in the top right corner.
To ensure the Finder feature can track your hearing instruments,
keep the hearing instruments connected to the phone and keep
the Smart app open, running in the background.
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Distance search
If the app does not detect
the hearing instruments
nearby, it will switch to
Map view and display the
place on the map where
they were last connected to
the app.
Satellite view
Tap this button to switch
to satellite view. Tap the
button again to return to
map view.
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Last location
Tap the callout to see the
address and time the hearing
instruments were last
detected.
ADDITIONAL APP OPTIONS
Information and inspiration for you and your hearing
instruments
My hearing aid
This section will help
you get more out of your
hearing instruments.
Battery status
This shows the current
status of left and right
hearing-instrument
batteries. The icons display
the batteries as full, less
than full or very low.
L
R
The icon displays the battery
strength as full in the left
hearing instrument and very
low in the right one.
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CONNECTION STATUS
Check your connections
Shows the connection status between your hearing
instruments, streamer device and Android device.
The red line with an exclamation mark means the
connection is missing or broken.
TIP WHAT IF I LOSE A CONNECTION?
When a connection is lost, press the exclamation mark to
receive guidance on how to re-establish the connection. It is a
good idea to check that your hearing instruments are powered
on, are within phone range and have enough battery charge.
You can also open and close the battery door if connection is
not re-established straight away.
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APP SETTINGS
Settings
The app settings enable adjustments to specific
features of the ReSound Smart™ app.
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1.Remove all Favorites at once
2.Rename programs
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3.Demo mode
4.Unpair your hearing instruments
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5.Background information about the Resound
Smart app
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6.Guide to support material
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Stream sound to your ReSound
hearing instruments
STREAM FROM YOUR ANDROID PHONE TO YOUR RESOUND HEARING
INSTRUMENTS USING THE RESOUND PHONE CLIP+
When paired and connected to the ReSound Phone Clip+, your hearing instruments
can stream stereo sound from your Android phone.
Simply open a media player on your phone and press play. Your hearing instruments
will switch to the streaming program and after a few seconds you will hear audio.
PAIRING YOUR RESOUND PHONE CLIP+ WITH YOUR
ANDROID PHONE*
PAIRING YOUR RESOUND PHONE CLIP+ TO YOUR
HEARING INSTRUMENTS*
• Open the hearing instrument battery door
• Turn on the Phone Clip+, remove the silver cap, and
locate the small white hearing instrument pairing button.
• Tap the button to activate the hearing instrument pairing
mode. The LED will blink yellow every 2 seconds and the
Phone Clip+ will be in pairing mode for 20 seconds
• Close the battery doors on your hearing instruments
For further information about the ReSound Unite Phone
Clip+ refer to the user guide, visit www.future-resound.com
and click on downloads.
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* Unless your hearing care professional has already paired your ReSound Phone Clip+ with your phone or your hearing instruments.
ReSound Control App
ReSound Control is free to download. On your mobile device:
- Go to App Store or Google Play and search for ‘ReSound Control’, or
ANDROID APP ON
On PC/laptop:
- Connect your mobile device (via cable) to your computer.
- Go to App Store or Google Play and search for ‘ReSound Control’.
- Download directly to your mobile device.
If you do not have an account on App Store / iTunes or Google Play, please follow Apple or
Android advice on how to set up when entering App Store or Google Play on your mobile
device.
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HOW TO PAIR RESOUND CONTROL TO THE RESOUND HEARING SYSTEM
Step 1a: Pair mobile device to ReSound Phone Clip+:
(Pairing guidance also available on resound.com/accessoriessupport)
1.Make sure the Phone Clip+ is charged. Turn it ON and remove the silver cap. Place your mobile device next to the
Phone Clip+ and make sure your mobile device is ON.
2.Find the connectivity settings on your mobile device. Look for the Bluetooth feature in the main menu
or one of the sub menus, such as Connectivity.
3.On your mobile device, ensure that Bluetooth is turned ON.
4.With the tip of a pen or similar object, press the small blue Bluetooth pairing button on the back of your Phone Clip+
one time. Now the Phone Clip+ will be in Bluetooth pairing mode for two minutes.
5.On the mobile device choose to search for Bluetooth devices.
6.Your mobile device should present a list of Bluetooth devices discovered. Select Hearing Aid Phone from this list.
7.Your mobile device may then ask you to enter a passcode. If so, enter ‘0000’ (four zeros).
8.Your Phone Clip+ should now be paired to your mobile device. Some mobile devices may ask which Bluetooth service
you wish to enable. Select Headset.
Step 1b: Connect mobile device to ReSound Phone Clip+:
•After successfully pairing, the mobile device may prompt you to confirm your intent to connect with the Phone Clip+.
•If you have to manually connect: Locate a list of ‘Paired Devices’ in the Bluetooth menu of your mobile device. From that
list, highlight ‘Hearing Aid Phone’ and select ‘Connect.’
•You are now ready to use your Phone Clip+.
•On some phones you can configure ‘Automatic Reconnection.’ Refer to the user guide of your mobile device for
instructions on how to do this.
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Step 2: Pair ReSound Phone Clip+ to ReSound wireless hearing instruments:
The hearing instruments need to be paired to the ReSound Phone Clip+ to create a private link for further communication, as
well as to allow information to be transferred between the devices.
There are two ways to pair:
•Complete the pairing process in Aventa (this is done by the Hearing Care Professional), or
•Pair to the ReSound Phone Clip+ by:
1.Pressing the white pairing button hidden under the silver cap on the Phone Clip+ and,
2.Opening and closing the battery doors on the hearing instruments within 20 seconds.
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HOW TO START USING RESOUND CONTROL
After downloading the app and pairing it to the hearing
system, simply tap the launch icon on your home
screen to activate the app. You will be asked:
1. Do you want to connect now or run in
demo mode? Choose connect now.
2. Terms of use: You should familiarize
yourself with the printed user guide for the
Phone Clip+. It is necessary to accept the
terms of use to proceed.
3. We recommend that you disable any lock
sounds and keyboard clicks on your mobile
device. This is usually done under Settings
and Sound. Lock sounds and keyboard
clicks may interfere with Phone Clip+/app
operation.
4. You can find tutorials under Settings to
show you the functionality of the app and
to help you pair your mobile device with
your Phone Clip+.
SMART CONTROL: WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A
SWIPE OR A TAP
Turn an iPhone or Android smartphone into a
remote control for ReSound wireless hearing
Smart control:
What you can do with a swipe or a tap
Turn an iPhone or Android smartphone into a remote
control for ReSound wireless hearing aids
Current
program and
program
menu
White bars:
Hearing aid
volume
Blue bars:
Streamer
volume
Mute
hearing aids
Link status:
troubleshoot
connections in
hearing system
This visual depicts ReSound Control on an iPhone 4S.
The AndroidTM version may appear slightly different but
the functionality is the same.
You’re ready to run ReSound Control!
How to start using ReSound Control
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After downloading the app and pairing it to the hearing system, simply tap the launch icon on your home
screen to activate the app. An entry flow will begin and you will be asked:
1. Do you want to connect now or run in demo mode? Choose connect now.
2. Terms of use: We inform you that you should familiarize yourself with the printed user guide for the
Phone Clip+. It is necessary to accept the terms of use to proceed.
3. We recommend that you disable any lock sounds and keyboard clicks on your mobile device. This is
usually done under Settings and Sound. Lock sounds and keyboard clicks may interfere with Phone
Clip+/app operation.
REQUIRED DEVICES AND COMPATIBILITY
Hearing system
- ReSound wireless hearing instruments: ReSound Cala, ReSound Sola, ReSound Saxo
and ReSound Forza
- ReSound hearing instrument phone accessory: ReSound Phone Clip+.
Mobile device
- Please visit future-resound.com for a complete list of compatible devices.
CONSIDERATIONS
ReSound Cala, ReSound Sola, ReSound Saxo
and ReSound Forza
If volume synchronization is activated under device-to-device communication in Aventa®, the
hearing instruments will override the monaural volume functionality on the app.
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Warnings and precautions
i Use with mobile device apps:
Notifications of app updates should not be disabled, and it is recommended that the user installs
all updates to ensure that the app will function correctly and will be kept up to date.
The app must only be used with ReSound devices for which it is intended, and ReSound takes
no responsibility if the app is used with other devices.
i Warnings and cautions
If using the ReSound app with the hearing instrument , please make sure to read the hearing
instrument user guide. The hearing instrument user guide was included in the hearing
instrument package. If you need a fresh copy, please consult ReSound customer support.
Be aware of information marked with the warning symbol
i
WARNING points out a situation that could lead to serious injuries,
CAUTION indicates a situation that could lead to minor and moderate injuries.
Intended use of smart phone apps:
The apps are intended for use with the hearing instruments to control hearing-instrument functionality and to provide the end user
with additional options for adjusting hearing parameters as well as to provide extra, relevant features.
ReSound mobile-device-connected apps are intended for use with ReSound wireless hearing instruments. ReSound mobile device
apps send and receive signals from the ReSound wireless hearing instruments via mobile devices for which the apps have been
developed.
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ReSound helps people rediscover
hearing with hearing solutions that
emulate the function of the natural ear.
Our aim is to give you the opportunity
to live a rich, active and fulfilling life
unaffected by hearing loss.
For more information and support visit
www.future-resound.com
Use with mobile device apps
We strongly recommend that you do not disable app
update notifications and that you install all updates to make
sure your app always works correctly and is kept up
to date. The app is only intended for use with GN ReSound
devices. GN ReSound take no responsibility if the app is
used with other devices.
Intended use of smart phone apps
GN ReSound mobile device apps are intended to be
used with GN ReSound wireless hearing instruments. GN
ReSound mobile device apps send and receive signals from
the GN ReSound wireless hearing instruments via mobile
devices for which the apps have been developed. Please
also familiarize yourself with the hearing aid user guide
before using GN ReSound mobile device apps.
Manufacturer according to FDA:
Manufacturer according to Health Canada:
RESOUND
NORTH AMERICA
RESOUND
CANADA
8001 Bloomington Freeway
Bloomington, MN 55420
800-882-3636
future-resound.com
303 Supertest Road
Toronto, Ontario M3J 2M4
1-888-737-6863
future-resound.com
The trademarks listed are owned and used by The GN ReSound Group and its related affiliates. © 2015.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S.
and other countries. Apple Watch is a trademark of Apple Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Samsung, Galaxy and Galaxy S5 are trademarks of Samsung Electronics. Android and Google Play are
trademarks of Google Inc. The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by
Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License. Bluetooth
is a trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
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