How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Kuwait

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 with a Kuwaiti power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 using a Type C power charger.

Kuwaiti power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 when Kuwait.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your iPhone 6 when you're visiting Kuwait by using the standard types G or C Kuwaiti 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Kuwait from another country please ensure that the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the iPhone 6 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 you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Kuwait

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Kuwait?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Kuwait.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Kuwait is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Kuwaitis 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 chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip to Kuwait. Because you are only packing 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 wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Kuwait

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips 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 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 Kuwait.
  • 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 North 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.
  • 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 Kuwait.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Kuwait?

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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPhone 6 with a Kuwaiti power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 using a Kuwaiti power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already supplied with the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical slots forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Kuwaiti 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 phone is charging taking between one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Kuwaiti power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Kuwaiti power outlet

Learn how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Kuwaiti power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Kuwaiti power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the cord into the 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 the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Kuwaiti power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Kuwaiti power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwait - Kuwaiti Wiki page
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters