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

Connecting a Falkland Islands power outlet to the iPhone 6 Plus

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to assist people wanting to charge their iPhone 6 Plus abroad.This page has instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus in Falkland Islands by using a 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When you are visiting Falkland Islands from a different region please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. If you intend on visiting a place like Stanley please refer to the Wikipedia.org page about Falkland Islands [1] for more details prior to the location. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Falkland Islands

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Falkland Islands?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Falkland Islands power outlet.

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What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Falkland Islands?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

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 plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their 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 tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

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 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Falkland Islands and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter 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 Falkland Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands. [6]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Using the Apple Lightning cable with a Type G USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus from the Falkland Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning power cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is recharging taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Falkland Islands
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, C$15-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, priced 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, estimated price C$15-C$20.