How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPad Mini 2

Find out how to power up the iPad Mini 2 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple Lightning cable.

Beats Pill 2

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPad Mini 2. 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 Pill 2.0 firmware update 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 Mini 2.

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

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

  1. In order to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Beats Pill 2 you'll need a USB to Apple Lightning cable [4].
  2. Plug one end of the USB to Apple Lightning 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 Bluetooth speaker.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPad Mini 2 will start to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a complete charge is around seven hours however charging the iPad Mini 2 may cause this to be much lower. For more details about this procedure 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 the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking between one-four hours to completely recharge.
How to power the iPad Mini 2 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB 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