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

Using a Lightning cable and a three pinned Type G power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Grenadian power outlet.

Grenadian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This step by step guide will show how to power your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to Grenada by using their 230 volt 50Hz Type G Grenadian plug outlet, the Grenadians will use 13 amp plugs for charging. If travelling to Grenada from a different region make sure that the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overheating when charging it. If you are planning to visit a city like St. George's we also recommend reading the Grenada Wikipedia web page [1] for more indepth information on the location. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Grenada

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Grenada?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Grenada by using the correct power convertor.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus the best travel power adapter for Grenada to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Grenadian trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at the airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred 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 different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unreliable 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 covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Grenada using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Grenada. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Grenada?

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

Instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Grenadian power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus from the Grenadian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three slots in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking around 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Grenada Wikipedia web page
  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, costs £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, estimated cost £15-£20.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at under £15.