Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Paraguay

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Paraguayan power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

Paraguayan power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been written to help prepare travellers wanting to charge the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.These instructions tells you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Paraguay by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C plug outlet, with the Paraguayans using Europlugs for power outlets. Most power sockets change depending on which region you visiting so please read our WikiConnections global power sockets page where you'll find a full list showing countries. When visiting Paraguay from another country make sure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Paraguay

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Paraguay?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Paraguayan power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Paraguay?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Paraguay is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Paraguayan trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Paraguay

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Paraguay.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Paraguay. [6]
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Paraguay?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Paraguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Paraguayan power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Paraguayan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this USB cable is usually included with the device.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two adjacent holes where the twin pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Paraguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the cell screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Paraguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Paraguay
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 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, priced between $15 to $20 USD (around £15 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, costs between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).