How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad 4

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad 4

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPad 4. Please note that this page refers 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 Pill XL firmware from the Beats Pill XL official support site [1] using the Beats updater tool. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

How to charge the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple Lightning cable

A step by step guide showing how to power the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill XL 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 XL. Turn the Bluetooth speaker around so the back is facing you. Locate the USB port by pulling and 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 Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPad 4 will start 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 are lit it means your Pill XL is fully charged. The Beats Pill XL has around 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 corner of the iPad 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging taking around one-four hours to fully recharge.
How to charge the iPad 4 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple Lightning 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/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