How to connect a Beats Pill 2 to the iPhone 6

Learn how to charge the iPhone 6 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple connector.

Beats Pill 2

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the iPhone 6. 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 Pill 2.0 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [1] using the Update tool for Beats. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

How to power the iPhone 6 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple cable

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 with a Beats Pill 2 using the Apple Lightning connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 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 access the red USB port by pulling then 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 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill 2 and the iPhone 6 will begin to charge. Typically the Beats Pill battery life at full capacity is roughly 7 hours but charging the iPhone 6 might cause this to be lower. For further details read the Beats Pill 2 charging instructions [3] on the Beats web site.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging and takes around one to four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to power the iPhone 6 from a Beats Pill 2 using an Apple 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