Update the firmware of your Beats product

Keep your Beats wireless headphones, earphones, and speakers up to date with the latest firmware.

Update your Beats wireless headphones or earphones

If you paired your Beats wireless headphones or earphones with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, your Beats will update automatically. Make sure that you have the latest version of iOS or iPadOS and one of these Beats products:

  • Powerbeats
  • Powerbeats Pro
  • Powerbeats3 Wireless
  • Solo Pro
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless
  • Beats Studio3 Wireless
  • BeatsX
  • Beats Flex
  • Beats Studio Buds

If you paired your Beats with an Android device, download the Beats app for Android to update your firmware.

Learn how to use the Beats app for Android.

Update your Beats Pill+

If you paired your Beats Pill+ with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, make sure that you have the latest version of iOS or iPadOS. Then, download the Beats Pill+ app and follow the onscreen instructions to update your firmware.

If you have an Android device, download the Beats app for Android from the Google Play store to update your firmware.

Update Beats Solo2 Wireless, Beats Studio Wireless, Powerbeats2 Wireless, or Beats Pill 2.0

Download Beats Updater and plug your Beats product directly into the USB port of your computer. Use a micro-USB-to-USB cable that supports data transfer.

If Beats Updater doesn't see your device or complete the update:

  • Make sure that the USB cable is connected securely to your computer and Beats headphones, earphones, or speakers.
  • Use another USB port—not a USB hub—on your computer.
  • Turn off your Beats product, then turn it back on.
  • Reset your Beats product.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Unplug the USB cable for your Beats product from your computer, then plug it back in.

Learn more

Beats Updater is officially retired—no new versions will be available. If you'd like to remove it from your Mac, learn how to delete Beats Updater.


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