Charging the mobile phone from a power outlet in Anguilla

Using USB Type B cord with a three pin Type A power adapter to power any mobile phone from an Anguillan power outlet.

Anguillan power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your mobile phone . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the mobile phone when they are abroad.This useful guide will show exactly what you'll need to charge the mobile phone when you're in Anguilla using the 110 volt 60Hz A Type Anguillan power outlet, with the Anguillans using NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for power outlets. If your mobile phone slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Anguilla from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your mobile phone is dual-voltage (normally marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use.

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For all the latest phones visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Anguilla

Can you use any mobile phone in Anguilla?

You can use any mobile phone in Anguilla.

What is the best power adapter for any mobile phone in Anguilla?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your mobile phone then the best travel charger for Anguilla to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your mobile phone supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Anguillan trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, 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. These power converters come 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Anguilla.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Anguilla. [5] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for any mobile phone in Anguilla?

Powering any mobile phone with an Anguillan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

A guide showing how to power any mobile phone from an Anguillan power outlet using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type A power adapter.

  1. To charge any mobile phone from the Anguillan power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type A power outlet [2], can be recognised by 2 slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone to charge with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on the bottom or along one side of the mobile.
  5. Turn on the Anguillan power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
Powering any mobile phone with an Anguillan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Anguilla
  2. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  3. 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, priced £10-£15.
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, £5-£10.
  5. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing £10-£15.