How to power the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable

How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPad 2

Beats Pill 2

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPad 2. Note that this page refers 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 connecting Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Update tool for Beats. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

How to power the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable

Simple instructions for how to charge the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill 2 you'll need a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [4].
  2. Plug the large USB end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the Beats Pill 2. You can find the red USB port by pulling then rotating the rubber port cover marked beatspill on the foot of the speaker.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPad 2 will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours however charging the iPad 2 may cause this to be much lower. For further details about this process read the Beats Pill 2 charging instructions [3] on the Beats support site.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPad 2 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is powering up taking roughly one-four hours to recharge.
How to power the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable

See also

  1. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1683/en_US/ipad_ios7_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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music