Companion app for Bose® Hearphones™; conversation-enhancing headphones that help you hear in louder environments and listen to music and phone calls streamed from your phone.

To learn more about Hearphones™, please visit

NOTE: This app is NOT compatible with other Bose Headphones such as QC30, QC35, SoundSport, and SoundLink.

The Bose® Hear app controls innovative technologies in Hearphones™ that amplify softer sounds, let you turn down the distractions in noisy environments and focus on what you want to hear—like a conversation across the table. You can also use them as noise cancelling headphones for your music or calls or just for quiet.

What's New

Version 1.4.0

Added support for VoiceOver from the Accessibility menu in iOS
Bug fixes and Improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
481 Ratings
481 Ratings


For me, Hearphones are great! I have almost no hearing in my left ear and reduced hearing in my right. I drive people crazy asking them to repeat themselves. I have to play the TV too loud for everyone. In restaurants and other public settings, I can't hear most conversations. With Hearphones all these issues go away. Using the iPhone Hearphones app, I can tune the Hearphones to the environment I am in.

A surprise feature for me was the ability of the Hearphones to function as high quality headphones for my iPhone. When I get a call on my iPhone and I am wearing my Hearphones, the call rings in the Hearphones. When I play music on my iPhone the music plays through the Hearphones.

Bed n Bones

Bose Hear Phones

Ok- saw the special on CBS Sunday Morning and knew I needed this for our 85 year old mom who sets the sound bar on the TV to stun. It is amazing. I wore it for the first night to get use to the controls so I could set it up for her because I knew she would deny she needed it. What I found out, I wanted one. I listened to music and found that I could hear EVERY LYRIC. Amazing. So I took it w me to the Keith Urban concert and was elated w my great sound and poor seats. Believe me, the Staples Center is not know for the sound quality. It is no Hollywood Bowl. So my mom is using them and the family is no longer hostage to the TV but I may have to get my own!!!

Shrew of Amherst

app with hearphones takes time to calibrate

Patience pays off. I’m into my second week and the first days were a challenge. It’s worth it! Tech support helped, as did being willing to do some extended trial and error work. I wanted to be in control. And I’m getting there. Bose IS an enabler! And that’s a good thing. If you want out of the box. It probably doesn’t exist, since everyone’s needs and expectations are different. Working with the quite flexible and responsive interface I’m hearing better than I have in some time. And better than I could reasonably expect from this relatively economical solution. Trust Bose? Now, I do. Thank’s Bose!


Bose Corporation
143.3 MB
Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2016 Bose Corporation


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