How to charge your iPhone from a power outlet in Saint Pierre

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone with a St Pierrais power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type E power charger.

St Pierrais power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone when Saint Pierre.If you're visiting Saint Pierre this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge the iPhone using their 230 volt 50Hz E Type plug outlet, with the Saint-Pierrais using a CEE 7/5 French socket for charging. If travelling to Saint Pierre from another country please ensure that the iPhone can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPhone is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

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 that you have installed Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Saint Pierre

Can you use the iPhone in Saint Pierre?

Yes, you can use the iPhone in Saint Pierre.

Saint Pierre

What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Saint Pierre?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Saint Pierre to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your model of iPhone can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Pierre

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 these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Saint Pierre using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Saint Pierre. [6]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Saint Pierre?

Charging the iPhone from a St Pierrais power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone from a St Pierrais power outlet with an Apple 30-pin cable and a Type E power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone using a St Pierrais power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase the iPhone).
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet (called the CEE 7/7 plug) can be identified by two large circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other plus a metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the power 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 St Pierrais power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone from a St Pierrais power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - St Pierrais entry on Wikipedia
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  3. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, around $5 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. 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).