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

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Miquelonnais power outlet.

Miquelonnais power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially for the first time traveller. The following useful guide shows what you'll need to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when travelling to Miquelon by using a 230 volt 50Hz E Type power outlet, the Miquelonnais will use CEE 7/5 French sockets for power outlets. When you are visiting Miquelon from a different country make sure the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend on visiting a Miquelonnais destination like Miquelon we also suggest referring to the Wikipedia page about Miquelon [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Miquelon

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Miquelon?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Miquelon.

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

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel charger for Miquelon is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Miquelon

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Miquelon and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 going to Miquelon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Miquelon. [6]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Miquelon?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Miquelonnais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Miquelonnais power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Miquelonnais power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go plus a single long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Miquelonnais power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is recharging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Miquelonnais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia page about Miquelon
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, 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, 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, under C$20.