Charging the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Bangladesh

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 3 pin Type D power adapter, recharging the iPhone 6 using a Type G USB plug and how to power the iPhone 6 using a 2 pin Type C USB charger

Bangladeshi power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your iPhone 6 . If you're visiting Bangladesh these instructions show how to supply power to the iPhone 6 by using their standard G, C, D or K type Bangladeshi 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Bangladesh from a different country please check the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Bangladesh

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Bangladesh?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 to a Bangladeshi power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bangladesh?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 the best international travel adapter for Bangladesh is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Bangladeshis use four different types of power outlets (types G, C, D and K) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Bangladeshi trip. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect 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 6, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bangladesh using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a more flexible 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Bangladesh.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Bangladesh?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type G USB charger to charge your iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPhone 6).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 vertical holes containing shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is charging which typically takes roughly 1-4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using a Lightning connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone 6 using the Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [6]) is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes around 1-4 hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 3 pin Type D power adapter.

  1. To charge the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is typically already supplied with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 with a Bangladeshi power outlet using a Lightning Apple cable and a 2 pin Type K power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone 6 using the Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three holes forming an inverted triangular shape for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging which takes between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Wikipedia.org web page about Bangladesh
  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