Charging the iPhone 5C from a power outlet in Nauru

Instructions on how to power the iPhone 5C from a Nauruan power outlet with a Lightning cable and a 3 pin Type I power charger.

Nauruan power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your iPhone 5C . This guide was written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the iPhone 5C when they're staying in Nauru.If you're planning a holiday to Nauru the following useful instructions show how to charge your iPhone 5C by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan plug outlet. If you are travelling to Nauru from a different region please check the iPhone 5C can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Nauru

Can you use the iPhone 5C in Nauru?

You can use the iPhone 5C in Nauru.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5C in Nauru?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your iPhone 5C then the best travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your model of iPhone 5C is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your iPhone 5C at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here 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 Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Nauru 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Nauru using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This 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 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5C in Nauru?

Powering the iPhone 5C with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions on how to power the iPhone 5C from a Nauruan power outlet with a Lightning cable and a 3 pin Type I power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5C using the Nauruan power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], usually included with the device by Apple.
  2. Insert the Type I USB power adapter into the Nauruan power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [3], can be identified by the 3 slots forming an upside-down triangular configuration with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5C with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Nauru
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, estimated price £20-£25.
  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, £15-£20.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.