Charging the iPhone 3GS when staying in Seychelles

How to connect a Seychellois power outlet to the iPhone 3GS

Seychellois power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the iPhone 3GS in Seychelles. This page has been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 3GS abroad.This step-by-step guide will show exactly how to supply power to your iPhone 3GS when staying in Seychelles by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the Seychellois using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. If you are visiting Seychelles from a different region please double check your iPhone 3GS can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 3GS was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS.

Charging the iPhone 3GS in Seychelles

Can the iPhone 3GS be used in Seychelles?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 3GS to a Seychellois power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 3GS in Seychelles?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 3GS and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Seychelles is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 3GS supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPhone 3GS at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you’re not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Seychelles using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Seychelles. [6] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 3GS in Seychelles?

Powering the iPhone 3GS with a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type G power adapter to power your iPhone 3GS with a Seychellois power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 3GS using a Seychellois power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple usually supply the cable when you buy the iPhone 3GS).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Seychellois power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 3 vertical rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Switch on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity. [AD]
Powering the iPhone 3GS with a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Seychellois Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPhone 3GS user guide
  3. - 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.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters.