How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 4

How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 4

Beats Pill 2

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPhone 4. Note that these instructions refer 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 Pill 2.0 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Update tool for Beats. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

How to power the iPhone 4 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB cable

Instructions showing powering the iPhone 4 from a Beats Pill 2 using the Apple Lightning connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 4 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 and 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 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone 4 will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a full charge is roughly 7 hours however charging the iPhone 4 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 hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to power the iPhone 4 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/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone 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