How to Set Audible Sleep Timer on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

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Did you ever notice that the Audible app offers a sleep timer function? The Audible sleep timer feature allows you to set how long the audiobook should play and when it should switch itself off. This assures you of not falling asleep with the audiobook playing all night and waking up only to find the audiobook has all finished. This is a very practical and convenient function we can make use of.

In this article, we are going to share with you how to set Audible sleep timer on Android, iOS, Windows and Mac. We also offer a few solutions to help you fix the problem of Audible sleep timer not working. Let's get started!

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Part 1. How to Set Audible Sleep Timer on Android & iOS

Step 1 Open the Audible app, and tap on a title to open the player screen.

Step 2 Tap the Sleep Timer icon.

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Step 3 Set your Sleep Timer for the desired amount of time like 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes, end of the chapter, or any customized length.

desired time

Once the sleep timer is set, the audiobook will stop playing after however long you set the timer for.

Part 2. How to Set Audible Sleep Timer on Windows & Mac

Set Audible Sleep Timer on Windows

The steps of enabling the sleep timer on Windows are much similar to Android/iOS mobile devices.

Step 1 Open the Audible Windows app. Tap on an audiobook to open the player screen.

Step 2 Tap the Sleep Timer icon at the bottom of the screen.

windows 10 audible play screen

Step 3 Set your Sleep Timer for the desired amount of time.

windows 10 audible sleep timer

Set Audible Sleep Timer on Mac

As there is no official Audible app for Mac, you will need to use Apple Books to play the Audible books on your Mac computer.

Step 1 Download your Audible books to Mac, and transfer Audible files to Apple books.

Step 2 Click the More button (three-dot icon) next to your audiobook on the bottom left of the sidebar. (Note: You’ll need to move your cursor to that area to make the More button appear.)

Step 3 Put your cursor over Sleep Timer.

Step 4 Select a time from the pop-out menu.

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Part 3. How to Fix Audible Sleep Timer Not Working

Solution 1 Close the Audible app and restart it.

Solution 2 Try uninstalling and reinstalling the Audible app. Downloading again usually can fix many problems.

Solution 3 Reset your Audible app, and clearing the storage and cache.

Solution 4 Play your Audible books with other players.

There are many audio players with a sleep timer feature you can find in the app store. For example, you can play Audible books on your favorite music player which has the function of sleep timer. The only thing to be aware of is that Audible books are AAX format. They are not supported by all the other audio players. To break this limitation, you just need to convert Audible AAX to MP3, and then transfer your Audible books to your favorite MP3 player.

Fortunately, Epubor Audible Converter comes out as a great helper for you. It can convert those Audible AAX audiobooks to MP3/M4B format. Then you can not only access Audible titles through your preferred players but also store them anywhere for a backup.

User Guide The Official Method to Convert Audible to MP3 with Audible Converter.

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