Charging your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Comoros

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge the iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet by using a 30-pin Apple connector with a two pinned Type C power adapter and powering the iPhone 4 using a 2 pin Type E power charger.

Comorian power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the iPhone 4 when they're staying abroad.If planning a trip to Comoros these instructions show powering the iPhone 4 by using the types E or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Comoros from a different country please check that your iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPhone 4 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Comoros

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Comoros?

You can use the iPhone 4 in Comoros.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Comoros?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your iPhone 4 then the best travel adapter for Comoros is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Comorians use two different standards of wall outlets (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 4 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Comorian trip. By only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Comoros using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Comoros?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge the iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet by using a 30-pin Apple connector with a two pinned Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], the USB cable is normally already supplied with your iPhone 4.
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to recharge the iPhone 4 from a Comorian power outlet by using a 30 pin connector with a two pinned Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 4 using the Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPhone 4.
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the Comorian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large round holes 19mm apart from each other plus one long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comoros entry on wikipedia
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters