How to charge the mobile phone when staying in Bangladesh

A step by step guide showing you how to charge any mobile phone with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector with a Europlug Type C power charger, how to recharge any mobile phone using a Type G power plug and how to recharge any mobile phone using a Type D power plug

Bangladeshi power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your mobile phone in Bangladesh. This page has been written to prevent people worrying if they can power the mobile phone when going to Bangladesh.When you're visiting Bangladesh the following instructions show charging your mobile phone using their G, C, D or K type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Bangladesh from a different country check that your mobile phone can accept a 240v supply. If the mobile phone came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the mobile phone is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Bangladesh

Can the mobile phone be used in Bangladesh?

You can connect any mobile phone to a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Bangladesh is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are four types of wall outlets that Bangladeshis use (types G, C, D and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included heads over. If your mobile phone supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Bangladesh or occupying additional power outlets. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bangladesh and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Bangladesh.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico 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 the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 Bangladesh.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging any mobile phone in Bangladesh?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type G power charger to power your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. To supply power to any mobile phone using a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify this power supply by 3 slots in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter 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 can typically be found either on the side or bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge any mobile phone with a Bangladeshi power outlet with type B USB cord and a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power your mobile phone from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB connector into 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 (note you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile.
  5. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type D power charger to power your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. To supply power to any mobile phone using a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter 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 can typically be found either on the side or bottom of the mobile.
  5. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge any mobile phone with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type K power charger.

  1. If you want to power your mobile phone from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to use a Type K USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type K USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in an upside-down triangular shape for the live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 (note you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile.
  5. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your mobile phone from a Bangladeshi power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Bangladeshi Wikipedia page
  2. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  3. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  6. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  10. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters