How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 5C

A step by step guide showing powering the iPhone 5C from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable.

Beats Pill 2

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your iPhone 5C. 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 you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware 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 5C.

How to power the iPhone 5C from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple USB cable

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

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5C from a Beats Pill 2 you'll need a USB to Apple Lightning cable [4].
  2. Plug the large USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning 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 Bluetooth speaker.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone 5C will start to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life after a full charge is around 7 hours however charging the iPhone 5C may cause this to be lower. For more details read the Beats Pill 2 charging instructions [3] on the Beats web site.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up which takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to power the iPhone 5C 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 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