How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 5

How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 5

Beats Pill 2

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the iPhone 5. 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 are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5.

Powering the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple connector

Simple instructions for how to charge up the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5 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 and rotating the rubber port cover marked beatspill on the base of the Bluetooth speaker.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 5 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone 5 will start to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a full charge is roughly seven hours however charging the iPhone 5 might 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 that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5 is recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple connector

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 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