How to charge your iPhone 5 from a power outlet in Jersey

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type G power charger to recharge the iPhone 5 with a Jersey power outlet.

Jersey power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 5 abroad.If going to Jersey this page has instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 5 using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Jersey power outlet, the Channel Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for charging. When you are visiting Jersey from a different region please ensure that the iPhone 5 can be used with a 240v supply. If your iPhone 5 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5.

Charging the iPhone 5 in Jersey

Can the iPhone 5 be used in Jersey?

You can use the iPhone 5 in Jersey by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 5 in Jersey?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Jersey is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your iPhone 5 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jersey

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 5, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Jersey using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Jersey. [6] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 5 in Jersey?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Jersey power outlet

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 5 with a Jersey power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 5 using a Jersey power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally include this cable with your iPhone 5).
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 vertical rectangular holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 5.
  4. Switch on the Jersey power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 5 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Jersey power outlet

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  1. Wikipedia - Jersey entry on
  2. Apple - official iPhone 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, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$15).
  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, under $20 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$20-C$25).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).