How to charge the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Bermuda

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 6 with a Bermuda power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a Type A power adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a three pinned Type B power plug.

Bermuda power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 abroad.When you are visiting Bermuda these instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 using their standard types B or A Bermuda 120 volt 60Hz power outlets, you will discover most Bermudans normally use the Type B power outlets. If your iPhone 6 charges slowly or does not power up when you are travelling to Bermuda from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that your device is dual voltage (normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. If you intend on visiting a Bermuda destination such as St. George's or Hamilton we also recommend referring to the Wikipedia page about Bermuda [1] for further information. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Bermuda

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Bermuda?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Bermuda.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bermuda?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel charger for Bermuda is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Bermuda (types B and A) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters on your Bermuda trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bermuda

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Bermuda.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 offers practically the same functionality 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 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bermuda.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bermuda?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Bermuda power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 6 with a Bermuda power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 from the Bermuda power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is usually included with your iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Firstly insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Bermuda power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 thin adjacent slots.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging, typically taking around 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Bermuda power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bermuda power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPhone 6 from a Bermuda power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 from the Bermuda power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is typically included with the iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Firstly insert the Type B USB power adapter into the Bermuda power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular shaped hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the Lightning charging cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up which takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bermuda power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda - Wikipedia page about Bermuda
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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