How to charge the iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Nauru

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB charger to power your iPhone 5S from a Nauruan power outlet.

Nauruan power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPhone 5S in Nauru. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 5S when Nauru.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 5S when you're visiting Nauru by using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type plug supply. When travelling to Nauru from another country please ensure the iPhone 5S can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the iPhone 5S is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Nauru

Can the iPhone 5S be used in Nauru?

You can connect the iPhone 5S to a Nauruan power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5S in Nauru?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 5S the best travel charger for Nauru to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 5S is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your Nauruan trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 Nauru.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5S in Nauru?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Nauruan power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 5S from a Nauruan power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 5S from the Nauruan power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPhone 5S by Apple).
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan 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 mobile is charging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

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