How to charge the iPhone 6 when staying in Honduras

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Honduran power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a two pinned Type A USB adapter and powering the iPhone 6 using a Type B power charger.

Honduran power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your iPhone 6 in Honduras. This guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 when you are travelling to Honduras by using the standard types B or A Honduran 110 volt 60Hz wall outlets, you'll discover most Hondurans will typically use the Type B wall outlets. If your iPhone 6 does not power up or charges slowly when visiting Honduras from another region please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts may take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that the iPhone 6 is a dual voltage device (normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Honduras

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Honduras?

You can connect the iPhone 6 to a Honduran power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Honduras?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Honduras to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Honduras (types B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Honduras or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying a multipurpose power charger like this online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Honduras 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Honduras.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Honduras.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Honduras?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Honduran power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a two pinned Type A USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 from the Honduran power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include the USB cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the Honduran power outlet. The plug outlet, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by the two thin adjacent slots.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the cord into the USB power 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 Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging which should take roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Honduran power outlet by using a USB Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone 6 using a Honduran power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple normally include the USB cable with your iPhone 6).
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Honduran power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 slots with a hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the cord into the mains USB 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 Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran 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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters