How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Nauru

How to connect a Nauruan power outlet to the iPhone 6

Nauruan power outlet

Differing frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 abroad.When staying in Nauru these useful instructions show how to supply power to your iPhone 6 using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan plug supply. Most power sources will change regionally so please read our Wikiconnections world power supplies page for a full list of powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Nauru from a different region check your iPhone 6 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 6 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Nauru

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Nauru?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Nauru.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 in Nauru?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your iPhone 6 the best travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Nauru.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 Nauru.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 in Nauru?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Nauruan power outlet

Using an Apple Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type I power charger to power your iPhone 6 from a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Nauruan power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it into the Nauruan power outlet. You can recognise the power outlet by 3 slots in an upside-down triangle shape with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the USB power charger 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 Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru - wikipedia 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters