Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Seychelles

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type G USB charger to recharge the iPad Mini 2 with a Seychellois power outlet.

Seychellois power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent people needing to worry if they can charge their iPad Mini 2 when they're abroad.The following step-by-step instructions shows what you'll need to power the iPad Mini 2 when you're visiting Seychelles using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, with the Seychellois using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. When travelling you'll find power sockets will change regionally therefore please read our Wiki Connections travel power connections page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different countries. When you are visiting Seychelles from another region please make sure that your iPad Mini 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Seychelles

Can you use the iPad Mini 2 in Seychelles?

Yes, you can connect the iPad Mini 2 to a Seychellois power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Seychelles?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Seychelles to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of iPad Mini 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Seychellois trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to Seychelles we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

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 wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Seychelles and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Seychelles.
  • 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 and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 flexible 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 Seychelles.
What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Seychelles?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Seychellois power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power the iPad Mini 2 with a Seychellois power outlet with a Lightning connector and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To charge the iPad Mini 2 using a Seychellois power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually included with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 rectangular holes with shutters forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes roughly one-four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Seychellois power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - Seychelles Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad 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, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under 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, around $5 USD (£4-£5 GBP / C$130-C$140).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).