How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPad 4

Simple instructions showing charging the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple connector.

Beats Pill 2

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPad 4. Please note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before connecting Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Beats updater tool. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB connector

A step by step guide showing how to charge the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 4 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 base of the unit.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPad 4 will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery time after a full charge is around seven hours however charging the iPad 4 may cause this to be much lower. For more details about this procedure read the Beats Pill 2 charging instructions [3] on the Beats web site.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 4 is powering up and takes around 1-4 hours to recharge.
Charging the iPad 4 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB connector

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