How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to the iPad. Please note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill XL and not the smaller Beats Pill speakers, please visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of the latest 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. This page details the original iPad first generation, visit the Apple category page for the latest range of Apple iPads. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 5 or greater on the iPad.

How to charge the iPad from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple 30 pin cable

Learn how to charge up the iPad with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple Lightning connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPad from a Beats Pill XL you'll need a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [4].
  2. Plug the large USB end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the Beats Pill XL. Turn the Bluetooth speaker around so the back is facing you. Locate the USB port by pulling then rotating the rubber port cover which is found to the left of the 'beats pill xl' logo. The USB port is located next to the hinge of the cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPad will start to charge.
  5. If you tap the power button you can check the battery Fuel Gauge, when all the 5 lights on the Fuel Gauge are lit then your Pill XL is fully charged. The Beats Pill XL has around 15 hours of battery life on a full charge however this may be shorter depending on the device which 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 which appears in the top right hand corner of the tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to charge the iPad from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple 30 pin cable

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/MA1632/en_US/ipad_ios5_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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music