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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type G USB adapter, charging the iPhone 5C using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power plug and how to charge the iPhone 5C using a Type D USB adapter

Bangladeshi power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 5C when you're going abroad.If you are visiting Bangladesh this page contains instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 5C using their types G, C, D or K Bangladeshi 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Bangladesh from a different country make sure the iPhone 5C can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPhone 5C is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Bangladesh

Can the iPhone 5C be used in Bangladesh?

You can connect the iPhone 5C to a Bangladeshi power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 5C in Bangladesh?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 5C or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Bangladesh is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Bangladeshis use four different types of plug sockets (G, C, D and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 5C is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Bangladesh. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 5C at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bangladesh and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Bangladesh using type B American 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Bangladesh.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 5C in Bangladesh?

Charging the iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 5C).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by 3 rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning charging cable into the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C situated at the bottom of your iPhone 5C.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is recharging taking roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a double pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 5C from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 5C.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C situated at the bottom of your iPhone 5C.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is charging which should take around one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Learn how to power your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. To power the iPhone 5C from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple typically supply this cable with your iPhone 5C.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the Bangladeshi power outlet. The wall supply, sometimes called the Type D power outlet [8], looks like 3 holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C situated at the bottom of your iPhone 5C.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is charging which takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge the iPhone 5C with a Bangladeshi power outlet with an Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type K USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 5C from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to use a Type K USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 5C.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the Bangladeshi power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type K power outlet [10], looks like three holes in an inverted triangle shape with the bottom hole being semicircular in shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bangladeshi power outlet

See also

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