Charging the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Georgia

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Georgian power outlet using a Lightning cable and a two pin Type C USB charger and recharging the iPhone 6 Plus using a two pin Type F USB plug.

Georgian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to power your iPhone 6 Plus when travelling to Georgia using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Georgia from a different region please double check the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up. If you intend to stay in a destination such as Sukhumi read the Georgian country wikipedia page [1] for further information. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Georgia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Georgia?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Georgian power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Georgia?

If you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Georgia is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Georgians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Georgian trip. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Georgia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Georgia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Georgia. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Georgia?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Georgian power outlet

Using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 2 pin Type C USB charger to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Georgian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Georgian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], usually supplied with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Georgian power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between one-four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Georgian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Georgian power outlet

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Georgian power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 Plus using the Georgian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually supplied with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular wall outlet, also known as a Schuko outlet or Type F power outlet [6], can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into and a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is powering up and takes around 1-4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Georgian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Georgian country wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated price under C$20.
  5. 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, priced at under C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.