How to charge the iPhone 5 from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the iPhone 5 with a Falkland Islands power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 5 abroad.When going to Falkland Islands this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your iPhone 5 using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use a 13 amp plug for charging. When travelling to Falkland Islands from another country please double check your iPhone 5 can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 5 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the iPhone 5 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. If you plan on staying at a city such as Stanley please read the Falkland Islands Wikipedia web page [1] for more information prior to the location. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5.

Charging the iPhone 5 in Falkland Islands

Can you use the iPhone 5 in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5 in Falkland Islands by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5 in Falkland Islands?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 5 or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPhone 5 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 5, however for visitors 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, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Falkland Islands using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5 in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Falkland Islands power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the iPhone 5 with a Falkland Islands power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 5 from a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is normally included with the iPhone 5 by Apple).
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three vertical rectangular slots with shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 5 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters