How to connect a Beats Pill XL from the iPhone using a cable

How to connect the iPhone to a Beats Pill XL

iPhone

This page details the iPhone first generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for a full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill XL speakers to your iPhone. 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 you connect the Beats Pill XL speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill XL firmware from the Beats Pill XL official support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

How to connect a Beats Pill XL from the iPhone using a cable

Which cable to use to connect the iPhone to a Beats Pill XL.

  1. These instructions show you how to hook up the iPhone to a Beats Pill XL using a cable to play music. Locate the headphone socket at the top of the iPhone.
  2. Turn the speaker so the back is facing you making sure the power is switched off.
  3. Access the IN port by pulling and rotating the rubber port cover to the left of the 'beats pill xl' logo. The IN port is found to the left of the OUT port.
  4. Connect the headphone socket on the iPhone to the IN on the Beats Pill XL port using a 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable [3].
  5. Any sounds from the iPhone will stop playing on the phone speaker and play on a Beats Pill XL instead.
  6. Turn on the speaker and you should hear music playing from the iPhone to the Beats Pill XL. The Beats Pill XL and the iPhone are now connected and can to be used to play audio.
How to connect a Beats Pill XL from the iPhone using a cable

See also

  1. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - The original iPhone product manual
  2. https://www.apple.com/support/beats-pillxl-recall/ - Beats Pill XL official support site
  3. 3.5mm stereo male to 3.5mm stereo male cable - The mini stereo 3.5mm (1/8") stereo audio cable is a common cable used to connect audio devices together