Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Belize

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Belizean power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pin Type A power charger, recharging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type G USB charger and how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type B power adapter

Belizean power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your iPhone 6 Plus . This step by step guide will show you exactly how to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Belize by using their types G, A or B 110 volt 60Hz power outlets. If the iPhone 6 Plus does not power up or charges slowly when travelling to Belize from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts can take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your iPhone 6 Plus is a dual voltage device (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Belize

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Belize?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Belizean power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Belize?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Belize to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Belizeans use three different standards of plug sockets (types G, A and B) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters. By only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Belize

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, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Belize and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Belize.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 is a much more cost effective alternative to 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 generous 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Belize. [10]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Belize?

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

Instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Belizean power outlet using a Lightning Apple cable and a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using the Belizean power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually include the cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Belizean power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three holes with plastic shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB cable into the bottom of the 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 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging which takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Belizean power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pin Type A power charger.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it into the Belizean power outlet. This plug supply (known as the Type A power outlet [6]) can be recognised by 2 thin adjacent slots for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 1 - 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Belizean power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a three pin Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the cable is normally supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Belizean power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes called the Type B power outlet [8], can be recognised by the 2 slots parallel to each other with a single semicircular hole below for the slightly long earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Apple charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 1 - 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Belizean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Belize
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - 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, C$4-C$5.
  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, estimated cost under C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, priced at under C$5.
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, under C$5.
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.