How to charge an iPad Air 2 with a Beats Pill XL

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to an iPad Air 2

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPad Air 2. Note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill XL and not the smaller Beats Pill speakers, visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats speakers. Before connecting the Beats Pill XL speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the Beats Pill XL official support site [1] using the Beats updater tool. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

How to charge an iPad Air 2 with a Beats Pill XL

Learn how to power an iPad Air 2 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB connector.

  1. In order to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Beats Pill XL 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 XL. Turn the Beats Pill XL so the back is facing you. Locate the USB port by pulling then rotating the rubber cover which is found to the left of the 'beats pill xl' logo. The USB port is located next to the hinge of the rubber port cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPad Air 2 will begin to charge.
  5. Find out how much battery power is remaining by tapping the power button and looking at the Fuel Gauge, when all the five lights on the Fuel Gauge are lit then your Pill XL is fully charged. The Beats Pill XL has approximately 15 hours of battery life on a full charge however this may be shorter depending on the device that you are charging. Read the support page how to check power on the Beats Pill XL [3] for more details on the Beats website.
  6. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging which typically takes around one to four hours to recharge.
How to charge an iPad Air 2 with a Beats Pill XL

See also

  1. https://www.apple.com/support/beats-pillxl-recall/ - Beats Pill XL official support site
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad user guide
  3. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - how to check power on the Beats Pill XL
  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