How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad Mini 2

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPad Mini 2

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to the iPad Mini 2. 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 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 the iPad Mini 2.

How to power the iPad Mini 2 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB cable

Learn how to power the iPad Mini 2 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPad Mini 2 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 Beats Pill XL Bluetooth speaker around so the back is facing you. Uncover the USB port by pulling and 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 the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPad Mini 2 will begin to charge.
  5. You can tap the power button to check battery Fuel Gauge, when all 5 lights glow it means 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 the iPad Mini 2 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between 60-240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to power the iPad Mini 2 from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB 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