Hearing some of the rare languages, pure natural soundscapes, and calls of species would make you relax before going to sleep. However, when you feel a bit difficult to fall asleep at night, listening to some books for sleep is also a good option for helping you slow down. Audible is a leading audiobook service where you can easily find your favorite plots from their library. Does Audible have a sleep timer? Sure! Fortunately, Audible develops the function of a sleep timer for users, which makes listening more comfortable. Here we’ll walk you through the steps required to set Audible sleep timer on your devices.
Part 1. How to Use Audible Sleep Timer on Multiple Devices
The sleep timer is a function added to the Audible app that lets you set a timer so that Audible can automatically stop playing books. This assures you of not falling asleep with the audiobook playing and waking up to find the audiobook had finished. This function is available for Android, iOS, and Windows 11 users. Here we’ll share with you the detailed guide on how to set Audible sleep timer on multiple devices.
Set Audible Sleep Timer on Android/iOS
To set a sleep timer on Audible for Android and iPhone, you can follow the below steps.
Step 1. Launch the Audible app on your device and choose a title to play.
Step 2. Tap on your selected title to open the player screen.
Step 3. Tap the Sleep Timer icon at the bottom of the screen.
Step 4. Set your Sleep Timer for the desired amount of time, such as 8 mins, 15 mins, 30 mins, 45 mins, 60 mins, and more.
Step 5. Once the time is set, the audiobook will stop playing after however long you set the timer for.
Set Audible Sleep Timer on Windows/Mac
In this section, you’ll get to the full procedure to set the Audible sleep timer on Windows and Mac. Now try the following steps.
The Audible app for Windows 10 can no longer be used to access Audible. But all users can download the Audible Android app for Windows 11 from the Amazon Appstore. After installing it, you can follow the above steps to set the Audible sleep timer on Windows 11. If you have installed the Audible app on your Windows computer, then you can use the following steps.
Step 1. Run the Audible app on your Windows computer, then select an audiobook to play.
Step 2. In the playing section, click the Sleep Timer icon at the bottom.
Step 3. Now customize the sleep timer settings for your listening.
Though there is no Audible app for Mac, you can duplicate your Audible audiobooks and set a sleep timer for Audible audiobooks via Apple Books. Simply follow the below steps to get it done.
Step 1. Download Audible audiobooks from Audible.com on your Mac.
Step 2. Open Apple Books and click on Store > Authorize > Authorize This Computer.
Step 3. Enter your Audible account details and click the Activate in Apple Books button.
Step 4. After authorizing your Audible account, click File > Add to Library.
Step 5. Once loaded, click on the three-dot icon on the playing screen.
Step 6. Choose the Sleep Timer option and set a timer length to your personal needs.
Part 2. Alternative Way to Set Audible Sleep Timer
However, in the process of listening to books on Audible, you would find that the sleep timer is not working occasionally. The function of the sleep timer failing to work could be caused by several reasons like the stability of Audible or the limitation of books. In this case, the best method is to listen to Audible books through other players. All books purchased and downloaded from Audible are encrypted by digital rights management, which prevents you from playing Audible books in other places.
To break this limitation, you can remove DRM from Audible and convert Audible books to a playable audio format like MP3. Fortunately, Tunelf Audible Audiobook Converter enables you to complete this special task with ease. It can convert those audiobooks encoded in the format of AA or AAX to DRM-free audio like MP3 or other universal formats. Then you can not only access Audible content through your preferred player or device but also store them in any place you like.
Key Features of Tunelf Audio Converter
- Convert Apple Music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, AAC, and other audio formats
- Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes audios, and Audible audiobooks
- Preserve the converted audio with lossless audio quality and ID3 tags
- Support the conversion of audio format at a 30× faster speed in batch
Step 1 Import Audible Audiobooks to Tunelf Software
Once launching Tunelf Audio Converter on your computer, you can drag and drop your titles downloaded from Audible to the interface of the converter or click the Add Files button at the top of the interface to choose the titles you want to convert.
Step 2 Choose MP3 as the Output Format for Audible
To set MP3 or other formats as the output format, you need to click the Format panel at the bottom right of the main interface. It will pop up a new window where you can choose MP3 as the output format and customize other audio parameters, including the bit rate, sample rate, audio codec, and channel for ensuring the output audio quality.
Except for adjusting the settings, you can use this tool to split Audible books into smaller parts by chapters, time length, or average. Just click the Edit icon at the rear of each book before starting the conversion.
Step 3 Start to Convert Audible Audiobook to MP3
Now just click the Convert button at the bottom right of the main interface. Then Tunelf program will start to remove DRM from Audible and convert Audible to MP3. After conversion, you can click the Converted icon to browse all the unprotected Audible MP3 files on your computer.
Step 4 Go to Set Audible Sleep Timer on Spotify
After downloading Audible audiobooks offline, it’s easy to listen to these converted DRM-free files on multiple devices without problems. Considering the feature to set a sleep timer, those streaming music services like Amazon Music, Spotify, and Apple Music are regarded as optimal options. Here we’ll show you how to set a sleep timer for Audible with Spotify as the example.
1) Open Spotify on your computer and go to Settings > Local Files.
2) Then choose Show Local Files and click ADD A SOURCE to locate the folder where the converted Audible files are stored. Once finished, you can listen to Audible on Spotify now. If you’d like to listen to Audible books through Spotify on your phone, just sync them to your phone.
3) Select an audiobook to play and enter the playing screen.
4) Click the Sleep Timer button and set the time length you want. Then you can have a sleep timer for your Audible books.
Part 3. More Tips about Using Audible Sleep Timer
With the above methods, you can set a sleep timer for Audible on your computer or mobile phone. In addition to selecting a time, there are some other settings you can set when you use the sleep timer feature in the Audible app.
How to Extend the Timer via Audible Shake Sleep Timer
There is a feature for extending the timer when you want to listen to Audible audiobooks a little longer, that is, to shake your phone. You just need to shake your device within 30 seconds of the audio starting to fade out. Then you can continue listening to your audiobooks even though the time is out.
How to Set Audible Sleep Timer on Kindle Paperwhite
In fact, users cannot set a sleep timer in Audible for Kindle Paperwhite. So, you can use Tunelf Audio Converter to convert Audible books, then play them with a media player which owns the sleep timer feature.
Part 4. Solutions to Audible Sleep Timer Not Working
When you encounter the Audible sleep timer not working issue, you can try using Tunelf Audio Converter to download Audible books for playing with other media players which have the sleep timer function. Or you can follow the below steps to fix this issue.
Solution 1. Clear the cache in the Audible app. If the sleep time is not working on Audible, simply go to clear the cache in the Settings of your device.
Solution 2. Update Audible to the latest version. When the Audible app is outdated, some features in the app cannot work well. In this case, updating the app can fix the issue.
Solution 3. Delete and reinstall the Audible app. Some glitches with the app can cause lots of issues. Simply delete the Audible app on your device, then go to install it from the app store.
To set Audible sleep timer on multiple devices, you can check the above methods. However, when sometimes the Audible sleep timer not working, you’ll need an efficient tool – Tunelf Audio Converter. With this one-click solution, you can play all Audible audiobooks on other players without limits. Then you can set your desired time with other players before falling asleep. Now go to set your sleep timer for Audible books and fall asleep along with your favorite audiobooks.
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