How to charge your mobile phone from a power outlet in Djibouti

Learn how to recharge any mobile phone with a Djiboutian power outlet with Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging any mobile phone using a Type E power charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your mobile phone in Djibouti. When you are travelling to Djibouti this page contains instructions showing how to power the mobile phone using their Type E or C Djiboutian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Djibouti from another region please ensure that the mobile phone can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the mobile phone is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

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 Djibouti

Can you use any mobile phone in Djibouti?

Yes, you can use any mobile phone in Djibouti by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging any mobile phone in Djibouti?

When you are travelling with more than just your mobile phone the best travel charger for Djibouti to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. There are two types of plug sockets that Djiboutians use (types E and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of mobile phone can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to Djibouti. Only needing to pack a single international travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your mobile phone at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

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, but 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 useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters 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 adaptor 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 Djibouti.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Djibouti.
What is the best power charger for recharging any mobile phone in Djibouti?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Djiboutian power outlet

Learn how to recharge any mobile phone with a Djiboutian power outlet with Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To power your mobile phone from the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Djiboutian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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 that you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone to charge with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port is normally located either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile.
  5. Switch on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone should indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Djiboutian power outlet

Charging any mobile phone from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to recharge any mobile phone with a Djiboutian power outlet with Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the mobile phone from a Djiboutian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the Djiboutian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the two holes 19mm apart from each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go along with one metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port is normally located either on the side or bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
Charging any mobile phone from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - Djibouti country Wiki page
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters