How to charge any mobile phone from a power outlet in Comoros

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your mobile phone from a Comorian power outlet using type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type C power charger and recharging any mobile phone using a two pinned Type E power plug.

Comorian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. This guide was written to assist visitors wanting to charge their mobile phone when they're going abroad.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your mobile phone when you are in Comoros by using their E or C type Comorian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets are different regionally therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Comoros from a different country check that the mobile phone can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the mobile phone is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you plan on taking a trip to a city like Moroni please read the Comorian entry on wikipedia.org [1] for more information.

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 visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Comoros

Can you use any mobile phone in Comoros?

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

What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Comoros?

If travelling with more than just your mobile phone or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Comorians use two different standards of plug sockets (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your mobile phone is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power 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 while travelling and convenient for charging your mobile phone at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, 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 is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Comoros 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Comoros.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Comoros?

Powering any mobile phone with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your mobile phone from a Comorian power outlet using type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge your mobile phone using a Comorian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power 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 you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on the bottom or side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
Powering any mobile phone with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering any mobile phone with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Type E power adapter to charge any mobile phone with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to any mobile phone using the Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with one metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power 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 you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on the bottom or side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
Powering any mobile phone with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comorian entry on wikipedia.org
  2. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  6. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters