How to charge the iPhone 6 when staying in Nevis

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Nevis power outlet by using a USB Lightning cable with a Type B power charger, powering the iPhone 6 using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 using a two pin Type A USB adapter

Nevis power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all cause confusion when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your iPhone 6 in Nevis. This guide has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 abroad.If you are going to travel to Nevis these useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPhone 6 using their G, A, B or D type 230 volt 60Hz power outlets. Most power supplies differ regionally so please read the Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different regions. If travelling to Nevis from another country please make sure the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Nevis

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Nevis?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Nevis.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Nevis is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four types of wall outlets that Nevisian use (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Nevis. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a flexible travel charger like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Nevis.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nevis.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Nevis?

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

Using a USB Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6).
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 slots containing shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger 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 your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet

Using a USB Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter to recharge the iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 using a Nevis power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally included with your device by Apple).
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type A power outlet [6], is recognised by the two slots next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB power charger 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 your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Nevis 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 mobile is powering up, typically taking around 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet

Using a USB Lightning connector and a Type B power charger to power your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Nevis power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power outlet by the 2 slots parallel to each other with a single semicircle shaped hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the USB 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. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Nevis power outlet by using a USB Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 from the Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will normally include the USB cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply (called a Type D power outlet [10]) can be identified by the three round holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the cord into the mains USB 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 Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - wikipedia.org page about Nevis
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters