How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Brunei

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

Bruneian power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone 6 Plus in Brunei. These instructions were written to stop travellers worrying if they can charge their iPhone 6 Plus when they're going to Brunei.If you are visiting Brunei these useful instructions show how to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus using a standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Bruneian wall outlet, with the Bruneians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Brunei from a different region please ensure the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Brunei

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Brunei?

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

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

When travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Brunei 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 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Brunei. Because you are only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and on hand for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using 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 useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, 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 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 America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Brunei?

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

Using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type G USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Bruneian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is typically included with your device by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - wikipedia.org 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