How to charge your iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Guyana

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet with an Apple USB Lightning cable with a Type B power charger, charging the iPhone 5S using a 3 pinned Type G USB charger and how to recharge the iPhone 5S using a double pin Type A USB adapter

Guyanese power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone 5S in Guyana. These guidelines have been written to assist travellers wanting to power the iPhone 5S when abroad.When going to Guyana the following instructions show charging your iPhone 5S by using the standard types G, A, B or D Guyanese 220 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Power supplies will vary depending on which area you visiting therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a full list showing countries. If travelling to Guyana from another region double check your iPhone 5S can be used with a 240v supply. If your iPhone 5S originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPhone 5S is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Guyana

Can you use the iPhone 5S in Guyana?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5S in Guyana.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 5S in Guyana?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Guyana to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Guyanese use four different types of plug sockets (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your type of iPhone 5S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Guyana

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guyana and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Guyana.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 Guyana.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 5S in Guyana?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5S from the Guyanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple typically supply this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 5S.
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the Guyanese power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. You can find the Lightning connector on your iPhone 5S situated at the bottom of the iPhone 5S.
  4. Switch on the Guyanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5S is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet

Powering the iPhone 5S with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5S from the Guyanese power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will usually supply this cable with your iPhone 5S.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type A power outlet [6]) can be identified by two thin adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power adapter 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 Guyanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5S with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 5S with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Learn how to power your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a Type B power charger.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 5S using a Guyanese power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone 5S by Apple).
  2. First insert the Type B USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This power outlet (technically known as a Type B power outlet [8]) can be identified by two thin slots parallel to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a hole below for the longer earthed pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Guyanese 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 5S is charging which should take around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 5S with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5S from the Guyanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple typically supply this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 5S.
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type D power outlet [10], looks like three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power adapter 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 Guyanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Guyanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana - Guyanese entry on Wikipedia
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters