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    Default Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    If the 6s Plus doesn't come with a FM radio tuner in it, is there a way I can install one? If so, which do you recommend?
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    No...there is no tuner.
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Quote Originally Posted by iMore Question View Post
    If the 6s Plus doesn't come with a FM radio tuner in it, is there a way I can install one? If so, which do you recommend?
    If you want an FM Tuner buy a 7th gen iPod and when you plug in the EarPods it will work as the antenna.
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    Default Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    You can buy fm transmitters for any Bluetooth enabled devices simply pair the transmitter with the phone and tune in on the channel chosen by you.
    They are very cheap, starting at $15
    https://www.google.nl/search?q=bluet...IVRyrbCh2CIwG_
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Or get an app that streams radio.
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Quote Originally Posted by Tartarus View Post
    You can buy fm transmitters for any Bluetooth enabled devices simply pair the transmitter with the phone and tune in on the channel chosen by you.
    They are very cheap, starting at $15
    That won't help as the OP wants to listen to FM radio OTA on their phone...
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Interesting that this was brought up...I was just reading this article the other day wondering why we didn't have access to listening to radio in this regard (if someone wanted to). Looks like it's a feature on nearly every device that is simply deactivated in some way...

    The Hidden FM Radio Inside Your Pocket, And Why You Can't Use It : All Tech Considered : NPR
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Quote Originally Posted by SeanHRCC View Post
    Interesting that this was brought up...I was just reading this article the other day wondering why we didn't have access to listening to radio in this regard (if someone wanted to). Looks like it's a feature on nearly every device that is simply deactivated in some way...

    The Hidden FM Radio Inside Your Pocket, And Why You Can't Use It : All Tech Considered : NPR
    Wow they should enable it .. If not at least do it for the emergency situations when signal is down


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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    It's probably a battery killer.
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    If you read the article you would see fm radio uses four to five times less power than cell data. It's in the phone, should be turned on in my $1,000 device.
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Quote Originally Posted by blueshapti View Post
    If you read the article you would see fm radio uses four to five times less power than cell data. It's in the phone, should be turned on in my $1,000 device.
    My suggestion would be to provide feedback to Apple:
    Apple - iPhone - Feedback
    tcook@apple.com
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    I use TuneIn Pro App. Not the same as real FM radio but it's better than nothing.
    Vinny
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    Default Re: Is there a built-in FM radio tuner in the new iPhone 6s Plus

    Quote Originally Posted by kch50428 View Post
    That won't help as the OP wants to listen to FM radio OTA on their phone...
    I misread the OP. My bad.
    Here is an interesting article though. http://9to5mac.com/2015/04/20/fm-radio-iphone/

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