How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Beats Pill XL

How to connect a Beats Pill XL to the iPhone 6 Plus

Beats Pill XL

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to the iPhone 6 Plus. Please 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 you connect Beats Pill XL speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill XL firmware update from the Beats Pill XL official support site [1] using the Beats updater tool. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Beats Pill XL

A guide showing how to charge up the iPhone 6 Plus from a Beats Pill XL using an Apple connector.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 Plus 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 speaker around so the back is facing you. Locate 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 port cover.
  3. Connect the other end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Beats Pill XL and the iPhone 6 Plus will start to charge.
  5. If you tap the power button you can check the 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 which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking between 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus 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