Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Papua New Guinea

Connecting a Papua New Guinea power outlet to the iPhone 6 Plus

Papua New Guinea power outlet

When organizing a trip it's useful to know if you can power your vital devices when you're there. Without knowing which power socket is used you are likely to bring the wrong power charger, leaving you having to purchase a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that could be incompatible and damage the iPhone 6 Plus. Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when they're travelling to Papua New Guinea.When you're visiting Papua New Guinea this page has instructions showing you charging the iPhone 6 Plus by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I wall outlet. Power sockets change depending on which region you are visiting therefore please read the World power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Papua New Guinea from another region ensure that your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Papua New Guinea

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Papua New Guinea?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Papua New Guinea?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best travel charger for Papua New Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Papua New Guinea we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; 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 Papua New Guinea

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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America going to Papua New Guinea.
  • 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 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 Papua New Guinea. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Papua New Guinea?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

Using a Lightning connector and a 3 pin Type I power adapter to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus using a Papua New Guinea power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is typically supplied with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by three slots forming an upside-down triangular shape with a single vertical pin at the base and the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB charger 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. Switch on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which takes roughly 1 - 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Papua New Guinea Wikipedia page
  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, priced £15-£20.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.