Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Instructions showing how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Solomon Islands power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type G USB adapter.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus abroad.When you are visiting Solomon Islands the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus by using the Type G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Solomon Islands from a different country ensure that your iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you plan to visit a place like Honiara or Gizo we recommend reading the wikipedia entry about Solomon Islands [1] for more information. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Solomon Islands

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Solomon Islands?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Solomon Islands power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Solomon Islands?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting multiple countries the best international travel charger for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different standards of wall outlets (types G and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Solomon Islands using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Solomon Islands power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Solomon Islands power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To charge your iPhone 6 Plus using the Solomon Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually included with the device).
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. The power supply, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Solomon Islands
  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, 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, priced around £15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at £10-£15.