Charging the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Haiti

Instructions showing you how to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet by using a Lightning connector with a two pinned Type A power adapter and how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a 3 pin Type B power adapter.

Haitian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country for the first time traveller. This page was written to help assist people wanting to power their iPhone 6 Plus when travelling abroad.This page has step by step instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you are in Haiti using the types B or A 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, a majority of Haitians will use the Type B power outlets. If your iPhone 6 Plus doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are travelling to Haiti from another region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (normally indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Haiti

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Haiti?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Haiti by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Haiti?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Haiti to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of wall outlets in Haiti (B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Haitian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Haiti

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Haiti and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Haiti.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Haiti. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Haiti?

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

Instructions showing you how to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet by using a Lightning connector with a two pinned Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is normally already included with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded plug supply (known as the Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 adjacent slots for live and neutral blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Haitian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple cable and a 3 pin Type B power adapter to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Haitian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is normally already included with the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter into the Haitian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two slots next to each other where the plug outlet blades sit with a semicircle hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB charging cord into the USB power 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Haitian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging which should take roughly 1-4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Haitian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Haitian Wikipedia page
  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, estimated cost around £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 under £20.
  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, £10-£15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.