Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Fiji

How to connect a Fijian power outlet to the iPhone 6 Plus

Fijian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Fiji.This page contains instructions telling you what you'll need to power your iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Fiji using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Fijian plug outlet. If you are travelling to Fiji from a different region please check the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check that the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Nasinu or Suva please refer to the Fijian country page on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth information. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Fiji

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Fiji?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Fiji.

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel adapter for Fiji is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 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 and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Fijian trip. By only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Fiji

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 America going to Fiji.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Fiji. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Fiji?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Fijian power outlet

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a three pin Type I power adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Fijian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using a Fijian power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Start by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the wall supply. This plug supply (technically called the Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three slots for the 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 Fijian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging which should take between one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Fijian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Fijian country page on Wikipedia
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, C$10-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, costing C$10-C$15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, C$15-C$20.