How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPhone 5

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPhone 5

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to the iPhone 5. Please note that these instructions refer 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 you connect 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 firmware updater. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5.

Charging the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB connector

Instructions on powering the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill XL using the Apple Lightning cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5 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 round so the back is facing you. Locate the USB port by pulling out 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 cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5 found at the bottom of the iPhone 5.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 5 will begin to charge.
  5. You can tap the power button to check battery Fuel Gauge, when all the five lights are lit 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 which 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 phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which should take around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 5 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB connector

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 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