Open the Audible app on the Apple Watch by either saying "Siri, open the Audible app" or by pressing the knob on the watch and tapping on the Audible app. Tap the Play button to start listening. The most recent listened to audiobook will be displayed.
To install the Audible app on your Apple Watch, follow these steps:
Aug 9, 2021•Knowledge
Follow these steps:
Audible announced today that the Audible app, rated 4.8 stars in the iOS app store, is now available on Apple Watch. This highly requested functionality allows millions of listeners to enjoy Audible, control playback, and manage their library straight from their watch.
But try the above first, leave your phone on with audible running, make sure the screen doesn't "sleep" and try to sync. If that doesn't work then delete both apps, reinstall and try again.
So you want to go for a run and listen to an audiobook, but you don't want to have to lug your phone around. Or you stepped out for a stroll and forgot your phone. No worries, you can download your Audible book to your Apple Watch and have it available to listen to anywhere!
Once you've paired your headphones (or a Bluetooth speaker, if you prefer), you can take your Apple Watch and audiobooks offline and into the wild. Launch the Audible app on your Apple Watch. Tap the audiobook you want to listen to. Tap the listening device you want to use if you haven't already paired your headphones.
How to Listen to Audible on Apple Watch Offline
My conclusion is that Audible is definitely worth the price. You'll get unlimited listening access to a great selection of audiobooks, one audiobook to keep forever each month, and all the intangible benefits that come with reading more books, be they fiction or nonfiction titles.
How long does it take to download an Audible book to Apple Watch? Just to warn you, downloading audiobooks to the Apple Watch takes a hot minute: around 20–30 minutes, even if it's charging.
I turned off Bluetooth on my iPhone and restarted the sync from the phone's Audible app. The book took less than 4 minutes to transfer to my watch. I synced a couple more books to confirm that it was working. Once the audiobooks were loaded on my watch, I turned my phone's Bluetooth back on.
There are two ways to remove an Audible book from your watch.
How Long Does It Take to Download an Audible Book to Apple Watch? Syncing an Audible book to your Watch can take anywhere from 15 to 25 minutes. That's why you should always have your Watch connected to a charger.
Note: We highly recommend using the free Audible app, for iOS and Android, which includes many features not found in Apple Books like Audible Originals, and more.