How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Honduras

Using the Apple Lightning cable with a Type A power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Honduran power outlet and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a three pinned Type B USB charger.

Honduran power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been written to prepare people wanting to charge their iPhone 6 Plus when they're abroad.When going to Honduras this page contains instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using their standard types B or A Honduran 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, most Hondurans will typically use Type B sockets in their plug outlets. If the iPhone 6 Plus slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when visiting Honduras from another country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originate from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) can take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that your device is dual-voltage (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Honduras

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Honduras?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Honduras by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Honduras?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Honduras is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Catrachos use (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters for your Honduran trip. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Honduras.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Honduras.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Honduras?

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Honduran power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using a Lightning cable with a Type A power charger to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Honduran power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Honduran power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the Honduran power outlet. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by the two adjacent slots for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power 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 Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which should take between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Honduran power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Honduran power outlet by using an Apple Lightning cable with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Honduran power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this cable is typically included with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall outlet (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [6]) is recognised by the two thin slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the longer earthed pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger 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 your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduras Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  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
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters