How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Mauritius

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power plug.

Mauritian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus when you are staying abroad.If you are visiting Mauritius this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using their Type G or C Mauritian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note that Type G wall outlets are used by most Mauritians. If travelling to Mauritius from another country please check that your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you are planning on visiting a place like Port Louis we also recommend referring to the Mauritian Wiki page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritius

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Mauritius?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Mauritian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritius?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel charger for Mauritius is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Mauritians use two different types of plug sockets (G and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 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 model of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight 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 online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritius

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Mauritius using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 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 Mauritius. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritius?

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

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Mauritian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include the cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three slots containing shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian 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 6 Plus is recharging and takes roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Mauritian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already supplied with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. 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 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Mauritian Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, estimated cost under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, between $15 to $20 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, around $10 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).