How to charge the iPhone 6 with a Beats Pill XL

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPhone 6

Beats Pill XL

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPhone 6. 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 Beats speakers. Before connecting Beats Pill XL speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the Beats Pill XL official support site [1] using the Update tool for Beats. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

How to charge the iPhone 6 with a Beats Pill XL

A step by step guide showing how to power up the iPhone 6 with a Beats Pill XL using an Apple cable.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 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 round so the back is facing you. Uncover the USB port by pulling out then rotating the 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 port cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 6 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 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 you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to charge the iPhone 6 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/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