How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Saint Pierre

How to connect a St Pierrais power outlet to the iPhone 6

St Pierrais power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone 6 in Saint Pierre. This guide has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 when Saint Pierre.When you're visiting Saint Pierre these useful instructions show charging your iPhone 6 by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz E Type power outlet, with the Saint-Pierrais using a CEE 7/5 French socket for charging. You'll discover most power sockets will change depending on which area you travelling to therefore please read the Wikiconnections travel power sockets list for a full list of powering devices in different countries. When you are visiting Saint Pierre from a different country ensure the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. If you intend on visiting a place like Saint-Pierre please refer to the wikipedia entry about Saint Pierre [1] for more details prior to the location. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Saint Pierre

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Saint Pierre?

You can use the iPhone 6 in Saint Pierre.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Saint Pierre?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Saint Pierre is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of 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 smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Pierre

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for visitors 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 regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Saint Pierre and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Pierre.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Pierre.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Saint Pierre?

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a St Pierrais power outlet

Using the Apple Lightning cable and a Type E USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 from a St Pierrais power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 from the St Pierrais power outlet you will need a Type E 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.
  2. First plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the St Pierrais power outlet. The recessed round wall supply, also known as the Type E power outlet [3] or CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes for live and neutral and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect 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. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the St Pierrais power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which should take between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a St Pierrais power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon - wikipedia entry about Saint Pierre
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters