Charging the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Guadeloupe

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type E power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Guadeloupe power outlet, recharging the iPhone 6 using a Type C Europlug power charger and charging the iPhone 6 using a three pinned Type D power adapter

Guadeloupe power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your iPhone 6 . The following instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to power your iPhone 6 when going to Guadeloupe using the standard D, C or E type Guadeloupe 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Guadeloupe from another country make sure that the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone 6 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Guadeloupe

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Guadeloupe?

You can use the iPhone 6 in Guadeloupe.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your iPhone 6 the best international travel adapter for Guadeloupe is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three standards of wall outlets that Guadeloupians use (D, C and E) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Guadeloupe

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, 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 to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Guadeloupe.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Guadeloupe.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Guadeloupe?

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Guadeloupe power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Guadeloupe power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically include this USB cable with the iPhone 6).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Guadeloupe power outlet. The power supply is recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the USB 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 the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging which takes between one-four hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Guadeloupe power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple usually include this USB cable with the iPhone 6).
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type D USB power adapter in the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by three holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning cable into 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 Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between 1 - 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type E power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Guadeloupe power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter into the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with one long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB power cable into the bottom of the USB 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 the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up which typically takes roughly one-four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadeloupe - Guadeloupe country entry on Wikipedia
  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, estimated price between $10 to $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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, estimated price under $20.
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15.