A hearing aid ear grip1 is a small attachment that helps keep your hearing aid speakers / receivers securely in place. Ear grips only work with RITE and BTE hearing aid models with domes. You will have no need to attempt the steps in this article if you have custom ear moulds, or if you use another style of hearing aid.
For different manufacturer models, the steps involved in removing hearing aid ear grips will vary slightly.1
Here are the basic steps for removing hearing aid ear grips yourself at home.
If you need assistance removing hearing aid ear grips, please contact the Audika Hearing Care Help Line on 1800 340 631or visit the Audika website to Live Chat with an Audika Agent, Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.
How to remove hearing aid ear grips from your hearing aids
Please note: these simple instructions may differ depending on the type of hearing aid that you use.
- Remove the dome by placing your finger and thumb on the speaker / receiver-tube with one hand, and gently pinch the dome with your finger and thumb on the other hand.
- Gently pull the dome and speaker / receiver-tube in opposite directions until the dome is completely removed.
- Carefully press the speaker / receiver out from the receiver-head slot of the ear grip, removing the ear grip from your hearing aid.
- Reattach your hearing aid dome to your hearing aid speaker / receiver securely.
Watch ‘How to remove an ear grip from your hearing aid’ video demonstration
If you would like to see a video demonstration of an ear grip being removed from a hearing aid, click here.
For instructions on how to attach an ear grip to your hearing aids, click here.
For assistance removing hearing aid ear grips, or to order more hearing aid ear grips, reach out to Audika.
We know that getting to a clinic might be difficult right now. If you are having difficulty removing your hearing aid ear grips or you need to order more, please call the Audika Hearing Care Help Line on 1800 340 631or visit the Audika website to Live Chat with an Audika Agent, Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM for further assistance.
1Ear grips are additional accessories available for purchase. Consult your clinician or the instructions for use for your device for specific information and instructions on removing an ear grip to your hearing aids, as this may differ between manufacturers and models. Always read the instructions for use. Follow the instructions for use.
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