Charging the iPhone in Nevis

Instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone from a Nevis power outlet by using the USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type G USB adapter, how to charge the iPhone using a two pinned Type A power charger and charging the iPhone using a three pin Type B USB plug

Nevis power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country if you've never been there before. This page was specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone when you are travelling to Nevis.When you are planning a vacation to Nevis the following instructions show how to charge the iPhone using the standard G, A, B or D type 230 volt 60Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Nevis from another country please check the iPhone can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the iPhone is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Nevis

Can you use the iPhone in Nevis?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone to a Nevis power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone in Nevis?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel adapter for Nevis to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are four types of power outlets in Nevis (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your iPhone can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Nevis we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter like this online. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Nevis.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nevis. [12] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone in Nevis?

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

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone with a Nevis power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone using the Nevis power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should typically include this cable when you buy the iPhone).
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three vertical slots in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging which typically takes around 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Nevis power outlet

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

Instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone from a Nevis power outlet by using the 30-pin Apple connector with a Type A USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone from a Nevis power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], the USB cable is typically included with the device.
  2. Firstly plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the Nevis power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone with a Nevis power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

Using the Apple 30-pin cable and a three pinned Type B power charger to charge the iPhone from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should typically include the cable with the iPhone.
  2. First plug in the Type B USB power adapter into the power supply. This power outlet, sometimes called the Type B power outlet [8], is identified by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the long earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up which typically takes between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone from a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Nevis power outlet

Using the Apple 30-pin cable and a three pinned Type D power charger to charge the iPhone from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your iPhone using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up which typically takes between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Nevis power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Nevis Wikipedia web page
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  3. iec.ch - 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, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$15).
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (under £2 GBP / under C$20).
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).