Charging the iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 5S with a Falkland Islands power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G USB charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your iPhone 5S . These instructions have been written to help assist people wanting to power their iPhone 5S when staying abroad.When you're visiting Falkland Islands this page has instructions showing you charging the iPhone 5S by using a standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and South America page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Falkland Islands from a different country please double check the iPhone 5S can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your iPhone 5S is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Falkland Islands

Can the iPhone 5S be used in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 5S to a Falkland Islands power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5S in Falkland Islands?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 5S the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your type of iPhone 5S is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

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 5S, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Falkland Islands and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Falkland Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5S in Falkland Islands?

Charging the iPhone 5S from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 5S with a Falkland Islands power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5S using the Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is normally already included with the device.
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. You can identify the power outlet by the three rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then 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 5S. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S situated at the bottom of the iPhone 5S.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5S is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 5S from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Wikipedia.org web page about Falkland Islands
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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