How to change a hearing aid battery
You will need to change or charge your hearing aid batteries regularly. Most hearing aids will beep when the batteries are running low. Your audiology professional will show you how to change the batteries. The process is quite simple but will take some practice. Please ask your audiology professional if you have any questions.
If your hearing aids use regular batteries, it is recommended to have spare batteries handy. Remember to turn off your hearing aids when you take them out of your ears, as this will help extend the life of the batteries.
- All hearing aids follow the color-coded battery size system, the colour reflects the size of the battery
- To replace the battery, open the battery door, and remove the used battery
- Place the battery in the door and close the door making sure it is firmly shut
- Test the hearing aid by cupping it in your hand and listen for a whistling sound. Now your hearing aids are ready to use.
- Your hearing aid batteries will need to be changed regularly, the rate at which you need to change them will depend on the size of the battery, and how often you use your hearing aids
- To replace the battery, open the battery door, and remove the battery
- Take a new battery from the packet, using a magnetic tool may make it easier. Place the battery in the door and close the door making sure it is firmly shut.
- To prolong the life of your batteries, remember to turn your hearing aid off whenever you are not using it.
- We recommend you keep spare batteries at home. You can pick up batteries from your local Specsavers Audiology store
- You may have an In-The-Ear, In-The-Canal, or a completely-In-The-Canal hearing aid. They each look slightly different but the process for changing the battery is the same
- To replace the battery, open the battery door, remove the used battery and place the new battery in the door
- Close the door firmly and listen for a whistling sound. Now your hearing aids are ready to use.