How to charge any mobile phone from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge any mobile phone with a Falkland Islands power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type G power charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying complicated standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your mobile phone in Falkland Islands. If you are travelling to Falkland Islands these instructions show how to power the mobile phone using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands plug outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. Power will vary from country to country so please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of countries. If visiting Falkland Islands from a different country check that the mobile phone can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

This how-to guide is for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For all the latest phones please visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Falkland Islands

Can you use any mobile phone in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use any mobile phone in Falkland Islands by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging any mobile phone in Falkland Islands?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your mobile phone the best travel power adapter for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [5].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your mobile phone is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your 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. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [5] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [5] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable 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 Falkland Islands using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging any mobile phone in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type G USB adapter to charge your mobile phone from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the mobile phone from the Falkland Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug supply by three vertical rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note that you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on the side or bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands country page on Wikipedia.org
  2. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  3. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  5. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters