Charging the iPhone 5C with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

Learn how to charge the iPhone 5C from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple USB connector.

Beats Pill XL

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to the iPhone 5C. 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 Beats speakers. Before you connect 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 update tool. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable

Simple instructions showing powering the iPhone 5C with a Beats Pill XL using the Apple Lightning cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5C 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 so the back is facing you. Uncover the USB port by pulling and rotating the rubber cover which is found to the left of the 'beats pill xl' logo. The USB port is found next to the hinge of the rubber cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C situated at the bottom of the iPhone 5C.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 5C 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 5 lights are lit then your Pill XL is fully charged. The Beats Pill XL has around 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 hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is powering up and takes around one to four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 5C 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 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