Charging the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Papua New Guinea

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Papua New Guinea power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type I USB charger.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

Different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. The following simple instructions will show how to supply power to the iPhone 6 when you're visiting Papua New Guinea using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I Papua New Guinea plug supply. You'll discover power supplies will vary depending on which area you are in therefore we recommend reading the World power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Papua New Guinea from another region ensure that your iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Papua New Guinea

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Papua New Guinea?

You can use the iPhone 6 in Papua New Guinea by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Papua New Guinea?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Papua New Guinea is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Papua New Guinea we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Papua New Guinea using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Papua New Guinea.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Papua New Guinea?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Papua New Guinea power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type I USB charger.

  1. To power your iPhone 6 using the Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The power supply, technically called the Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by three slots forming an upside-down triangular configuration with the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains power adapter 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 the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papua_New_Guinea - Papua New Guinea Wikipedia page
  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