How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Vanuatu

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type C power plug.

Vanuatuan power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.When you're travelling to Vanuatu this page contains instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using their standard types G, C or I Vanuatuan 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Vanuatu from a different country please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Vanuatu

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Vanuatu?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Vanuatuan power outlet.

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Vanuatu is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Ni-Vanuatu use three different types of plug sockets (types G, C and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Vanuatu

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Vanuatu.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Vanuatu. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Vanuatu?

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

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 Plus using a Vanuatuan power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Vanuatuan power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 3 holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning cord into the bottom of the USB power charger 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is recharging and takes roughly one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Vanuatuan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet

Using an Apple Lightning cable and a Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple normally include this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Vanuatuan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Vanuatuan Wikipedia 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, estimated price £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. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced at £10-£15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing £10-£15.