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

Learn how to power your iPhone 5C from a Falkland Islands power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a Type G power charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 5C when Falkland Islands.When travelling to Falkland Islands this page has useful instructions showing you how to supply power to your iPhone 5C using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type Falkland Islands wall outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using a 13 amp plug for charging. Power supplies vary depending on which area you visiting therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing countries. If travelling to Falkland Islands from another region double check your iPhone 5C can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPhone 5C is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Falkland Islands

Can you use the iPhone 5C in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5C in Falkland Islands.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 5C then the best international travel power adapter for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 5C is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 5C at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

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 5C, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Falkland Islands using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as 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 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 Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5C in Falkland Islands?

Powering the iPhone 5C with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 5C from a Falkland Islands power outlet using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 5C using a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone 5C).
  2. First insert the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This power outlet (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three slots in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5C 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 iPhone 5C will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking around one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 5C with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Wikipedia.org page about Falkland Islands
  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