How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Nauru

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type I power adapter to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Nauruan power outlet.

Nauruan power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 6 Plus abroad.When you're visiting Nauru these instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power outlet. If travelling to Nauru from a different region check that the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Nauru

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Nauru?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Nauruan power outlet.

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

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for Nauru to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Nauru 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 America visiting Nauru using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [6] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Nauru?

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

Using the Apple Lightning connector and a three pinned Type I power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Nauruan power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is typically included with the iPhone 6 Plus by Apple).
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it in the power supply. This power outlet (sometimes known as the Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by three slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into the mains USB 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. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is recharging which takes around one-four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org entry about Nauru
  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, costing under 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, estimated price 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, under C$20.