How to charge the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Liechtenstein

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 6 with a Liechtenstein power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a Type C USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a 3 pinned Type J power plug.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to power the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein. This page was specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 6 abroad.These step-by-step instructions tells you what you'll need to charge the iPhone 6 when travelling to Liechtenstein by using the J or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Liechtenstein from another country please double check your iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 and visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for Liechtenstein to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Liechtensteiners use (types J and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices.

This will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel adapters on your Liechtenstein trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Liechtenstein.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 Liechtenstein.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Liechtenstein?

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

Learn how to power your iPhone 6 with a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type C power charger.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 using the Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will usually supply this USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger 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. Switch on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type J power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 from a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 from the Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply the USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type J USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The flattened hexagon shaped wall supply, sometimes known as the Type J power outlet [6], looks like three large holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which takes around one-four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein Wikipedia web page
  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, costs between $5 to $10.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  7. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet, under $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $10 to $15.