Charging the iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Bahrain

How to connect a Bahraini power outlet to the iPhone 6 Plus

Bahraini power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. The following step by step guide shows you how to power your iPhone 6 Plus when you're visiting Bahrain by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type Bahraini plug outlet, the Bahrainis will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. You will discover most power sources vary regionally therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power sockets guide for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Bahrain from another region please make sure your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Bahrain

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Bahrain?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Bahraini power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Bahrain?

When you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 Plus the best travel power adapter for Bahrain is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these power adapters, plus compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to Bahrain we recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

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 recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Bahrain.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Bahrain?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the Apple Lightning connector and a Type G power charger to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Bahraini power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Bahraini power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], typically already included with your device by Apple.
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Bahraini power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular holes with shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain Wikipedia web 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