How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type A USB adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Guamanian power outlet and how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a three pinned Type B power charger.

Guamanian power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam. When you are planning a vacation to Guam the following instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using the B or A type Guamanian 110 volt 60Hz wall outlets. You will discover power sockets will vary depending on which area you are in therefore we suggest reading the power supplies page for a full list of countries. If your iPhone 6 Plus slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are travelling to Guam from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, so check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Guam?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus the best travel power adapter for Guam is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Guamanians use two different standards of power outlets (B and A) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose 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 with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guam

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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guam and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Guam using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Guam. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Guam?

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Guamanian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type A USB adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Guamanian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Guamanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually include the cable with the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Guamanian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cord into the bottom of 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 Guamanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which takes around one-four hours to recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Guamanian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Guamanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Guamanian power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Guamanian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually included with the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the Guamanian power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type B power outlet [6]) is recognised by 2 slots adjacent to each other where the short two blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the long ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Guamanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up taking between one to four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Guamanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Guamanian Wikipedia web page
  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, between $5 to $10 USD (£1-£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, estimated cost under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$10-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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$25).
  8. 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).