Charging the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Georgia

A guide showing you how to power the iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power the iPhone 6 using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Georgian power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prepare visitors wanting to power their iPhone 6 abroad.This page has useful instructions telling you how to charge your iPhone 6 when staying in Georgia using the F or C type Georgian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Georgia from a different country please make sure your iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Georgia

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Georgia?

You can use the iPhone 6 in Georgia.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Georgia?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your iPhone 6 the best international travel adapter for Georgia is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Georgians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Georgia we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Georgia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Georgia.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Georgia?

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

A guide showing you how to power the iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 using the Georgian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple will usually include this USB cable with the iPhone 6.
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded wall outlet is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which takes roughly one to four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet

Using the Apple Lightning connector and a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to power the iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually included with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. This recessed circular wall outlet, also known as the Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm apart from each other and a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - Wikipedia page about Georgia
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, under $15.
  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, around $5.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, priced around $10.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.