How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 3GS

A guide showing how to charge the iPhone 3GS with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB cable.

Beats Pill 2

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPhone 3GS. Note that this page refers 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 any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Beats updater tool. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS.

How to charge the iPhone 3GS from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple 30 pin cable

A step by step guide showing how to charge the iPhone 3GS with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 3GS 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 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 30 pin cable into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone 3GS will start to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a full charge is roughly seven hours however charging the iPhone 3GS might cause this to be much lower. For more 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 phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 3GS is recharging taking roughly one to four hours to recharge.
How to charge the iPhone 3GS 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 - Official iPhone 3GS 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