How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in The Dominican Republic

A page on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominican Republic power outlet using a USB Lightning connector and a Type A power adapter and powering the iPhone 6 Plus using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter.

Dominican Republic power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic. These guidelines were written to assist travellers wanting to power the iPhone 6 Plus when abroad.When visiting The Dominican Republic this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using their B or A type 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, you'll discover most Dominicanse will normally use Type B sockets in their power outlets. If your iPhone 6 Plus does not power up or charges slowly when travelling to The Dominican Republic from another country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originate from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, check your iPhone 6 Plus is a dual voltage device (normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel power adapter for The Dominican Republic is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in The Dominican Republic (types B and A) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Dominican Republic

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, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting The Dominican Republic.
  • 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 North America 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Dominican Republic. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Dominican Republic?

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominican Republic power outlet

A page on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominican Republic power outlet using a USB Lightning connector and a Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the Dominican Republic power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is usually already supplied with your device.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Dominican Republic power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning power cord into the bottom of the mains USB 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 Dominican Republic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominican Republic power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Dominican Republic power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using an Apple Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type B USB charger to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Dominican Republic power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the Dominican Republic power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple typically supply this cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Dominican Republic power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 slots parallel to each other with a semicircle shaped hole below for the slightly longer earth pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the power 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Dominican Republic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Dominican Republic power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia page about The Dominican Republic
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, £15-£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, £10-£15.
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, estimated cost £10-£15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced £10-£15.