How to charge the iPhone 3G with a Beats Pill XL

Find out how to recharge the iPhone 3G from a Beats Pill XL using the Apple Lightning cable.

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPhone 3G. 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 Beats speakers. Before connecting the Beats Pill XL speakers to anything 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 4 or greater on the iPhone 3G.

How to charge the iPhone 3G with a Beats Pill XL

Find out how to charge up the iPhone 3G from a Beats Pill XL using the Apple Lightning connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 3G from a Beats Pill XL you'll need a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [4].
  2. Plug one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the Beats Pill XL. Turn the Beats Pill XL speaker 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 located next to the hinge of the rubber cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the dock connector on the iPhone 3G. The iPhone 3G dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3G.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 3G 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 mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 3G is charging which takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to charge the iPhone 3G 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/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3G 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