How to charge the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Belize

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Belizean power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable with a Type G power adapter, charging the iPhone 6 using a Type A power charger and charging the iPhone 6 using a Type B USB adapter

Belizean power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This page was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when you're in Belize.These simple instructions tells you what you'll need to charge the iPhone 6 when travelling to Belize by using the G, A or B type Belizean 110 volt 60Hz wall outlets. If your iPhone 6 charges slowly or does not power up when visiting Belize from a different country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which originated from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that the device is dual-voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Belize

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Belize?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Belize.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Belize?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 then the best international travel charger for Belize to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three standards of power outlets in Belize (types G, A and B) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices. This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Belize

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Belize.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Belize.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Belize?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Belizean power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable with a Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 from the Belizean power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is usually included with your iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Belizean power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 3 rectangular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Belizean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Belizean power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type A power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 from a Belizean power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 using a Belizean power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this cable is normally supplied with the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as a Type A power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the 2 adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging and takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Belizean power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Belizean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Learn how to power your iPhone 6 with a Belizean power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Type B power charger.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 using a Belizean power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple typically supply this USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the power outlet. This plug outlet (technically known as the Type B power outlet [8]) can be recognised by the two slots parallel to each other with a single hole below for the longer ground pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Belizean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which should take around one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Belizean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belize - Belize country page on Wikipedia.org
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters