How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to an iPad Air 2

Simple instructions for how to charge up an iPad Air 2 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

Beats Pill 2

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the iPad Air 2. Note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Update tool for Beats. These instructions assume that you've have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

How to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple Lightning cable

A step by step guide showing how to power up an iPad Air 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Beats Pill 2 you'll need a USB to Apple Lightning cable [4].
  2. Plug the large USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Beats Pill 2. You can access the red USB port by pulling and rotating the rubber port cover marked beatspill on the foot of the unit.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPad Air 2 will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a full charge is roughly 7 hours however charging an iPad Air 2 might cause this to be much shorter. For further details about this process read the Beats Pill 2 charging instructions [3] on the Beats support site.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging and takes roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple Lightning cable

See also

  1. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad user guide
  3. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/charge-out-pill - Beats Pill 2 charging instructions
  4. USB to Apple Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port