The Nucleus® Smart App

Take control of your hearing journey like never before.

Designed specifically for the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor, the Nucleus Smart App allows you to adjust your sound processor settings across a range of different environments directly from your compatible Apple® or Android™ device.

With the Nucleus Smart App, you can:

  • Control your sound processor - Quickly change between programs on your Nucleus 7 Sound Processor without carrying a separate remote control
  • Manage your own hearing - Easily adjust your sound processor volume, treble/bass and sensitivity settings* and the audio mixing ratio to help you focus on the sounds you want to hear
  • Find a lost processor - Get help locating a misplaced Nucleus 7 Sound Processor with the 'Find My Processor' function
  • Enjoy True Wireless™ freedom - Start and stop streaming from your Cochlear True Wireless devices by tapping your compatible Apple device
  • Feel confident – Check your sound processor status and battery level to make sure your equipment is working properly

Try out some of the Nucleus Smart App features yourself – tap or click the highlighted buttons in the interactive demo below:


To experience all the features of the Nucleus Smart App, download the app for free from the Apple App Store and select 'demo mode' to test out the Nucleus Smart App on your compatible Apple device. Download from Google Play for Android devices, demo mode is not currently available.

Download on the App Store

Connect Your Way

*If enabled by your healthcare professional.
The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with 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), iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation) and iPod touch (6th generation) using iOS 10.0 or later. The Nucleus Smart App is compatible with iPhone 5 (or later) and iPod 6th generation devices (or later) running iOS 10.0 or later. Apple, the Apple logo, FaceTime, Made for iPad logo, Made for iPhone logo, Made for iPod logo, iPhone, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Information accurate as of February 2018.
Android and Google Play are registered 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. To use the Nucleus Smart App for Android, your device will need to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later and support Bluetooth 4.0 or later. For a list of verified devices visit http://www.nucleussmartapp.com/android. Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.

The anticipated availability of the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor for Nucleus N24 (CI24R/ CI24M) Implant recipients, Android™ compatibility with the Nucleus Smart App and ForwardFocus is late summer,  2018.