The Hearing Safety feature notifies users when they exceed the 7-day limit set by the World Health Organisation and also lowers down the volume.
Wondering how the feature works and how to use it with your iPhone? Read on.
7-day limit notifications: Explained
Based on the safety listening guidelines set by WHO, audio is measured for 7 days and the limits are decided based on the listening time and loudness. The louder the music, lower the interval of time one can listen to music within the safety limit.
How to enable Hearing Safety feature on your iPhone
First, make sure to update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS and then proceed with the steps below.
Open Settings on your iPhone
Select Sounds & Haptics
Under this, select Hearing Safety option
Then tap on the toggle in front of Headphone Notifications
Also, turn on Reduce Loud Sounds toggle, in case you want your iPhone to analyse headphone audio and reduce any sound that is over a set decibel level.