Charging your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Saint Kitts

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your iPhone 6 with a St Kitts power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type G USB charger, how to power the iPhone 6 using a Type A USB plug and charging the iPhone 6 using a three pinned Type B power adapter

St Kitts power outlet

When organizing a trip it's useful to know if you can power your vital devices like cell phones or tablets when you're there. Without knowing which power socket to expect you are likely to bring the wrong charger, leaving you having to purchase a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that could be incompatible and damage the device. Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when you are abroad.When you are visiting Saint Kitts these instructions show powering the iPhone 6 by using their standard Type G, A, B or D 230 volt 60Hz wall outlets, most Kittitian normally use the Type G power outlets. When travelling to Saint Kitts from a different country please check the iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone 6 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Saint Kitts

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Saint Kitts?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 to a St Kitts power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Saint Kitts?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Saint Kitts to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Kittitian use four different standards of wall outlets (types G, A, B and D) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your St Kitts trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Kitts

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Saint Kitts using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper 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 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Kitts.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Saint Kitts?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 6 with a St Kitts power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 using the St Kitts power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is normally already included with the iPhone 6).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple 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 St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging which typically takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet

Using a Lightning connector with a two pin Type A power adapter to power the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], typically already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the St Kitts power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type A power outlet [6], can be recognised by 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other where the live and neutral pins sit.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains USB charger 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 St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet using a Lightning cable and a 3 pin Type B power adapter.

  1. To charge the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the St Kitts power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two thin slots parallel to each other where the short two plug outlet blades sit with a hole below for the slightly long grounded pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Lightning 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 St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up and takes around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using a Lightning cable and a 3 pin Type D power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically include this USB cable when you buy your iPhone 6).
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the power outlet by the three holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB power cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which takes roughly 1 - 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a St Kitts power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - St Kitts Wikipedia 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, costing 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, around $5.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, around $10.
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, under $25.
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, priced between $15 to $20.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $10 to $15.