How to Change Rewind and Fast Forward Intervals in the iPhone Audible App

When you are listening to an audiobook in the Audible app on your iPhone there are some controls on the screen that give you additional ways to navigate the book. Two of these controls are the rewind and fast forward buttons.

When you press one of these buttons, then book will skip forward or backward by a predetermined amount. But if you are finding that amount to be too large or too small, then you might be looking for a way to change it. Our tutorial below will show you how to change the amount of time that you jump forward or backward in the Audible app when you press one of those buttons.

How to Rewind or Fast Forward More Quickly in Audible on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.4. This is going to change a setting in the Audible app that controls how far you rewind or fast forward when you skip in an audiobook. There are several different time options that you can choose from that let you increase or decrease this interval.

Step 1: Open the Audible app.

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Step 2: Touch the More icon with three dots at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

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Step 3: Select the Settings option.

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Step 4: Choose the Jump Forward/Back option.

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Step 5: Select the amount of time that you want to skip when rewinding or fast forwarding.

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Now that you know how to change the rewind and fast-forward intervals in the Audible iPhone app, you can use this to make your audiobook experience much less frustrating.

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