How to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a power outlet in Jordan

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet by using the Apple Lightning cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter, powering the iPad Mini 2 using a Type B USB adapter and how to recharge the iPad Mini 2 using a two pinned Europlug Type C power plug

Jordanian power outlet

When packing for a vacation to Jordan it's helpful to know in advance if you can power all your common gadgets that you are bringing along with you. Without knowing which wall socket is used in Jordan you are likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, leaving you needing to buy or borrow a suitable power adaptor when you're there. Differing region codes and plugs can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad Mini 2 when you're in Jordan.If you're planning a vacation to Jordan this page has useful instructions showing how to power your iPad Mini 2 using the standard types G, B, C, D, F or J 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type G wall outlets will be normally used by most Jordanians. When travelling to Jordan from another country check your iPad Mini 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the iPad Mini 2 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Jordan

Can you use the iPad Mini 2 in Jordan?

Yes, you can use the iPad Mini 2 in Jordan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Jordan?

When travelling with more than your iPad Mini 2 and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Jordan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. There are six different standards of power outlets that Jordanians use (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPad Mini 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Jordanian trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting Jordan 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet by using the Apple Lightning cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad Mini 2.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by three vertical rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then 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 iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad Mini 2 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A guide showing you how to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet with a Lightning cable with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad Mini 2 using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPad Mini 2).
  2. First plug the Type B USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. The power supply (technically known as a Type B power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the 2 slots next to each other with a single hole below for the long earthed pin. Please be aware power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at only 125 volts should not be used so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad Mini 2 will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A guide showing you how to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPad Mini 2 using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 2 is recharging taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a Type D power adapter to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPad Mini 2 using a Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally already supplied with the device).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. This plug outlet (sometimes known as the Type D power outlet [10]) can be identified by three round holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 2 is charging which takes around one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a Type F power adapter.

  1. To power the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad Mini 2.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This circular plug outlet (called the Type F power outlet [12] or Schuko outlet) can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad Mini 2 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Jordanian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type J power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad Mini 2 using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPad Mini 2).
  2. First plug the Type J USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. The squashed hexagon shaped wall supply, technically known as the Type J power outlet [14], looks like three large circular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up which takes roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - wikipedia.org entry about Jordan
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  14. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  15. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet
  16. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters