How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Saint Pierre

How to connect a St Pierrais power outlet to the iPhone 6 Plus

St Pierrais power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your iPhone 6 Plus in Saint Pierre. This page has been specifically written to prevent people worrying if they can power the iPhone 6 Plus when going to Saint Pierre.This page contains a step by step guide showing you what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to Saint Pierre by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz Type E St Pierrais wall outlet, with the Saint-Pierrais using a CEE 7/5 French socket for charging. When you are travelling to Saint Pierre from a different country double check your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Saint Pierre

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Saint Pierre?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a St Pierrais power outlet by using a power convertor.

Saint Pierre

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Saint Pierre?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Saint Pierre to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus 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 additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Saint Pierre or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 6 Plus, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Saint Pierre and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Pierre. [6]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Saint Pierre?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a St Pierrais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a Type E power charger to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a St Pierrais power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the St Pierrais power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple normally include the USB cable with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the St Pierrais power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two holes 19mm apart from each other where the two pins sit plus a single long metal grounding pin protruding from the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the USB power charger 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 St Pierrais 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, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a St Pierrais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - St Pierrais Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  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, priced at under $20 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  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, estimated price between $15 to $20 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$15).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).