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

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 with a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their iPhone 6 when they're visiting Bahrain.This page contains step by step instructions demonstrating exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 when you're travelling to Bahrain by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Bahrainis will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When you are visiting Bahrain from a different country check that the iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Bahrain

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Bahrain?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Bahrain by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bahrain?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs 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 6 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, 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 on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Bahrain using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 Bahrain.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bahrain?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bahraini power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 with a Bahraini power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from the Bahraini power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Start by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Bahraini power outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical slots in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect 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 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right 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 G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain Wiki 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/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