Charging the iPhone 4 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

A guide showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple Lightning connector.

Beats Pill XL

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPhone 4. 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 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 iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

A step by step guide showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 4 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 Bluetooth speaker round so the back is facing you. Locate 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 30 pin cable into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 4 will start to charge.
  5. Tap the power button to check the battery Fuel Gauge, when all the 5 lights on the Fuel Gauge 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 appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is recharging taking roughly one to four hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 4 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/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone 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