Charging the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Jersey

How to connect a Jersey power outlet to the iPhone 6

Jersey power outlet

If you are packing for a trip it's useful to know if you can power your devices that you are bringing with you. However by not knowing which wall socket is used in Jersey you are more likely to bring the wrong adaptor, meaning having to purchase a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that could be incompatible and cause damage to your iPhone 6. Differing region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when you are abroad.If planning a trip to Jersey the following useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 by using their standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type Jersey wall outlet, the Channel Islanders will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. If you are visiting Jersey from another country check that the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone 6 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Jersey

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Jersey?

You can use the iPhone 6 in Jersey.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Jersey?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Jersey to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your type of iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your Jersey trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jersey

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Jersey and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 North America visiting Jersey using 3 pin type B 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Jersey.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Jersey?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jersey power outlet

Learn how to charge your iPhone 6 with a Jersey power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 from a Jersey power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Jersey power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the three rectangular slots forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Jersey power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jersey power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey - Jersey country 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters