Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Isle of Man

A guide showing you how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Manx power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a three pinned Type G power charger.

Manx power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. This page contains step-by-step instructions showing exactly what you'll need to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you are visiting The Isle of Man using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the Manx using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. If travelling to The Isle of Man from a different country ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Isle of Man

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in The Isle of Man?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Manx power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Isle of Man?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 Plus the best international travel charger for The Isle of Man is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, and support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Isle of Man

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Isle of Man.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 The Isle of Man. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Isle of Man?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Manx power outlet

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Manx power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using the Manx power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Manx power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking roughly one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Manx power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Manx Wikipedia web page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costs under C$15.
  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, under C$15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at under C$20.