How to charge the iPhone 6 when staying in Brunei

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Bruneian power outlet with the Lightning Apple connector and a Type G power charger.

Bruneian power outlet

Complicated region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your iPhone 6 in Brunei. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when you're going abroad.If you are staying in Brunei the following instructions show powering your iPhone 6 using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Bruneians will use 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Brunei from a different country double check your iPhone 6 can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the iPhone 6 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 being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Brunei

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Brunei?

You can connect the iPhone 6 to a Bruneian power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

If travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Brunei is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Brunei or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Brunei.
  • 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 and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Brunei?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Bruneian power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Bruneian power outlet with the Lightning Apple connector and a Type G power charger.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Bruneian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Bruneian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Wikipedia entry about Brunei
  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