How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in El Salvador

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type A USB adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Salvadoranf power outlet and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a 3 pinned Type B power plug.

Salvadoranf power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they'll be able to power the iPhone 6 Plus when they're travelling abroad.This page contains a useful guide showing you exactly how to power the iPhone 6 Plus when you're in El Salvador using their Type B or A Salvadoranf 115 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will vary regionally so we recommend that you read our Wiki Connections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If your iPhone 6 Plus does not power up or charges slowly when you are travelling to El Salvador from a different country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts either take longer to charge or won't turn on, check your iPhone 6 Plus is a dual voltage device (normally marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in El Salvador

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in El Salvador?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in El Salvador by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in El Salvador?

When travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for El Salvador to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Salvadoransf use two different types of plug sockets (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a flexible power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for El Salvador

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both El Salvador 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 adapter for travellers originating from America visiting El Salvador using 3 pin type B US 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 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 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting El Salvador. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in El Salvador?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Salvadoranf power outlet

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using an Apple Lightning cable and a Type A USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Salvadoranf power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is typically included with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Salvadoranf power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other where the twin blades sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning charging cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging which typically takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Salvadoranf power outlet

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

A guide on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using the Apple Lightning cable with a Type B power adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus from the Salvadoranf power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Salvadoranf power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 thin slots next to each other with a semicircular shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Salvadoranf power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about El Salvador
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. 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, priced between $5 to $10 USD (under £2 GBP / under C$20).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. 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, under $10 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$20-C$25).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).