How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone

Find out powering the iPhone from 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 your iPhone. 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 you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Beats updater tool.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for a full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

How to charge the iPhone from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple 30 pin cable

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

  1. In order to charge the iPhone from a Beats Pill 2 you'll need a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [4].
  2. Plug one 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 iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery time after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours but charging the iPhone 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 hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to charge the iPhone from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple 30 pin cable

See also

  1. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - The original iPhone product manual
  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