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Directly streaming music and phone calls to your SONNET series audio processor is easy with AudioStream! Just slide the AudioStream cover over your SONNET or SONNET 2 and enjoy direct wireless streaming from your smartphone or tablet. Simply slide, then stream!


With enhanced child safety, AudioStream is convenient and easy for everyone to use. AudioStream even provides direct wireless streaming to all SONNET and SONNET 2 users from as far back as 2014—farther back than any other cochlear implant manufacturer in the world. With AudioStream, you’ll get:

  • Streaming via Bluetooth® Low Energy
  • High-quality sound in true stereo
  • Easy handling and bilateral support
AudioStream - On the Phone
AudioStream - On the Phone

On the Phone

Hear phone calls with clarity while getting things done. Android™ and iPhone users* can stream sound from their phones straight to their SONNET or SONNET 2. That will give you the confidence and comfort to chat with loved ones, friends, and work colleagues for hours.

AudioLink - Listening to Music
AudioStream - Listening to Music

Listening to Music

Enjoy the music you love like never before! Use any app on your smartphone or tablet to wirelessly stream your favorite songs or podcasts in high-quality true stereo. With Audiostream, you’ll feel free to dance and let the good vibes flow.

AudioKey 2

Setting up AudioStream for first use is fast and simple. With the AudioKey 2 app for Android or iOS, AudioStream can be configured and updated with just a few clicks. Once set up, you don’t even need to use AudioKey 2 for everyday streaming.

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Easy Handling

Simply slide, then stream. Once you slide AudioStream over your SONNET series audio processor, you’ll be ready to stream in seconds!


AudioStream’s water-resistant design makes it just as durable as your SONNET or SONNET 2. That means there’s no need to worry about everyday splashes, sweat, or dust.

Enhanced Child Safety

With a robust titanium lock, AudioStream is completely safe for everyone—including young children. That will give you peace of mind.

Made to Match

AudioStream comes in all of the same colors as your SONNET series control unit. It’s made to match your style.

AudioLink - At Work or School

Made for the SONNET Series

AudioStream provides direct wireless streaming to all SONNET and SONNET 2 audio processor users from as far back as 2014.  That means, recipients who have already had their Sonnet series processors for several years can easily add AudioStream today. That’s farther back than any other cochlear implant manufacturer in the world!

AudioStream is also compatible with SONNET EAS and SONNET 2 EAS audio processors. Find out more about the SONNET series audio processors below.

AudioStream - News

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Technical Data

AudioStream - Technical Data
AudioStream - Technical Data


Direct Wireless Streaming Cover for SONNET Series Audio Processors

AudioStream can be used as a Made for iPhone (MFi) Hearing Device and supports the Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) technology. MED-EL recommends keeping your device(s) updated with the latest version of the iOS or Android operating system. AudioStream is compatible with iOS version 11 or later and Android version 10 or later.

*AudioStream for SONNET series audio processors is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For a detailed list of compatible devices, see below.

Devices Compatible with AudioStream


iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
iPad Pro (12.9 inch) 2nd Generation, iPad Pro (12.9 inch) 1st Generation, iPad Pro (10.5 inch), iPad Pro (9.7 inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad 6th Generation, iPad 5th Generation, iPad 4th Generation, iPod touch 6th Generation

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Google Pixel 6 Pro, Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 5, Google Pixel 5a (5G), Google Pixel 4 XL, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4a, Google Pixel 4a (5G), Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3a XL, Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21+, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S10+, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10e, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G
OnePlus 9

In addition, other Android devices with Android 10 or later with both Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) and Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) technology enabled by the phone manufacturer and service carrier may also be compatible with AudioStream. Other Apple devices with iOS 11 or later with both Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) and Made for iPhone (MFi) technology enabled by the phone manufacturer and service carrier may also be compatible with AudioStream.
Although MED-EL aims to provide as many users as possible with seamless device compatibility, MED-EL cannot guarantee full compatibility or troubleshooting support with all devices and the information provided above should only be used for reference.

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