Charging the iPad 2 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad 2

Beats Pill XL

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

Charging the iPad 2 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

Find out powering the iPad 2 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 2 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 round so the back is facing you. Locate the USB port by pulling out and then rotating the rubber port cover which is found to the left of the 'beats pill xl' logo. The USB port is found 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 2. The iPad 2 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPad 2 will start to charge.
  5. If you tap the power button you can check the battery Fuel Gauge, when all the five lights glow then your Pill XL is fully charged. The Beats Pill XL has approximately 15 hours of battery life on a full charge however this is likely to 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 hand corner of your iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is powering up which typically takes between one-four hours to recharge.
Charging the iPad 2 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple 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/MA1683/en_US/ipad_ios7_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