How to charge the iPhone 6 in Falkland Islands

How to connect a Falkland Islands power outlet to the iPhone 6

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prepare people wanting to charge the iPhone 6 abroad.This step by step guide will show how to charge your iPhone 6 when going to Falkland Islands by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. When travelling you'll find power supplies differ depending on which region you in therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections global power sockets list where you'll find a complete list showing charging devices in different regions. When you are visiting Falkland Islands from another country please check your iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Falkland Islands

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Falkland Islands.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Falkland Islands?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you’re not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Falkland Islands 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Falkland Islands using 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Falkland Islands?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G USB adapter to power your iPhone 6 with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 from a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power plug adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually included with the iPhone 6).
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power plug adapter and inserting it in the Falkland Islands power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 rectangular holes with shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which takes around 1-4 hours to recharge to full capacity. [AD]
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Falkland Islands
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power plug adapter - Suitable for use in England, Ireland, and Scotland, a grounded three pin Type G adapter turns UK electrical power outlets into USB ports for reliable charging..
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A 4-port USB wall charger is an electrical device that provides simultaneous charging for up to four USB-compatible devices. It often includes interchangeable international plug adapters for global use..