Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Dominica

A guide showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Dominicand power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type D power adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country if you've never visited before. If planning a trip to Dominica the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus by using their standard Type G or D 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Dominicansd will use the Type G plugs in their wall outlets. If you are visiting Dominica from another country make sure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you intend on taking a trip to a destination such as Roseau refer to the Dominica entry on wikipedia [1] for more indepth information. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Dominica

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Dominica?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Dominicand power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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

If travelling to more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Dominica is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Dominica (G and D) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Dominicand trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Dominica we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

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 converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Dominica 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 Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Dominica. [8]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Dominica?

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

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the Dominicand power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply this USB cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter 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 Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Instructions on how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominicand power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using the Dominicand power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Dominicand power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by three holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Dominica entry on wikipedia
  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, around 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, priced at C$10-C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costing around C$15.
  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.