Set up and use your Beats Pill+ speaker

Find out how to charge, pair and use your Beats Pill+.

Beats Pill+ speaker

Charge Beats Pill+

The Beats Pill+ can play for up to 12 hours with a 3 hour charge. When you turn the Beats Pill+ on or off, the Fuel Gauge lights flash to show how much charge is left in the battery.  

  • When the Beats Pill+ is turned on, you can press the power button  to check the charge.
  • When the battery in your Beats Pill+ has less than 10 per cent charge, the first Fuel Gauge light flashes red. 

Use the Lightning to USB cable to plug your Beats Pill+ into a power source.

  • As the Beats Pill+ charges, the Fuel Gauge lights flash.
  • When charging is complete, all five lights shine for 30 seconds, then turn off.

You can also use the Charge Out feature on your Beats Pill+ to charge your phone or your music player.

Pair Beats Pill+

    

Pair Beats Pill+ with an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple Watch:

  1. Make sure your Beats Pill+ is charged and turned on. 
  2. The 'b' button  pulses to indicate that the Beats Pill+ is in discovery mode, ready to be paired. If it doesn't pulse, hold down the 'b' button  for 3 seconds to enter discovery mode.
  3. On your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple Watch, go to Settings > Bluetooth. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. 
  4. Select your Beats Pill+ from the list of Bluetooth devices. If you renamed your speaker using Beats Updater or the Beats Pill+ app, that name will appear on the list.

Pair Beats Pill+ with an Android device:

  1. Make sure your Beats Pill+ is charged and turned on.
  2. The 'b' button  pulses to indicate that the Beats Pill+ is in discovery mode, ready to be paired. If it doesn't pulse, hold down the 'b' button  for 3 seconds to enter discovery mode.
  3. On your Android device, go to Bluetooth settings and make sure Bluetooth is turned on.
  4. Select your Beats Pill+ from the list of Bluetooth devices. If you’ve renamed your speaker using Beats Updater or the Beats Pill+ app, that name appears in the list.
     

Use Beats Pill+

To answer phone calls with your Beats Pill+ speaker, pair your Beats Pill+ with your phone.

  • To answer incoming calls, press the 'b' button  once. 
  • To hang up, press the 'b' button  again.
  • To transfer the audio of a phone call from your phone to the Beats Pill+, press the 'b' button  twice.
  • To answer a second call and place the first call on hold, press the 'b' button  once. Press it again to switch between calls.
  • To decline an incoming call, hold down the 'b' button .

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