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beegeebee | 18:23 Fri 07th Mar 2014 | Technology
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Does anyone know of an app (for mobile phones) which would allow users of hearing aids, to switch to the T setting on their aid and hear the caller more distinctly please?

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My other half has just purchased a phone from them and it is really good, especially for the deaf or hard of hearing. No problems hearing phone conversations with it unlike the old phone and it is for people with hearing aids and it works well without having to set it, it's hearing aid compatible. Have a look on the site from the link, you might find one to suit and if...
18:36 Fri 07th Mar 2014
Try looking at the shop on the following site, it used to be RNID
http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/
Sorry but I can't see how an app (which is purely software) could have any control over the hardware of a phone (which determines its compatibility with hearing aids).

You'll probably need to seek out another phone. Action on Hearing Loss (which is the trading name of the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, and should therefore be reliable) has a suitable range:
http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/shop/telecommunication/amplified-mobile-phones.aspx
I must learn to type faster!
My other half has just purchased a phone from them and it is really good, especially for the deaf or hard of hearing. No problems hearing phone conversations with it unlike the old phone and it is for people with hearing aids and it works well without having to set it, it's hearing aid compatible. Have a look on the site from the link, you might find one to suit and if you wear a hearing aid you can buy VAT free. The one bought was Geemarc CL8450
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Thanks to you all for the very rapid replies. Feel sorry for Chris with his typing skills/speeds, maybe arthritis is on its way ;-)) Will now make contact as you all (not the Americanism Y'all) suggest , Many thanks,

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