Charging the iPhone from a power outlet in Jordan

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet with the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type G USB charger, recharging the iPhone using a 3 pin Type B power plug and recharging the iPhone using a Type C USB charger

Jordanian power outlet

If you are organizing a trip it's useful to know if you'll be able to charge all your gadgets at your hotel. Without knowing which power socket to expect you could end up either weighing your bags down with too many adaptors or pack the wrong power charger, therefore leaving you needing to buy or borrow a suitable adaptor when you need to recharge. Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country for the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone when you're travelling abroad.This page contains instructions telling you what you'll need to power your iPhone when travelling to Jordan using their standard G, B, C, D, F or J type Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G wall outlets are normally used by a majority of Jordanians. When travelling to Jordan from a different country please make sure that your iPhone can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the iPhone is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

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Charging the iPhone in Jordan

Can you use the iPhone in Jordan?

You can use the iPhone in Jordan.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone in Jordan?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your iPhone then the best travel adapter for Jordan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. There are six standards of wall outlets that Jordanians use (G, B, C, D, F and J) 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 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your iPhone is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Jordanian trip. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing 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 necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Jordan.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge the iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple cable and a Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by three rectangular slots forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the charging cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

Learn how to power the iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet with the 30-pin Apple cable with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (typically already included with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two slots for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular hole below for the grounded pin. Please be aware that power cables with type B plugs which are rated at less that 240 volts shouldn't be used so we recommend checking prior to continuing.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

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

Using the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a 2 pin Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To power your iPhone using the Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will typically include this USB cable with the iPhone).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet with the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by three holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple 30 pin USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging which typically takes around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

Charging the iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a 2 pin Type F power adapter to recharge your iPhone with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - this USB cable is usually supplied with your iPhone by Apple.
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

Using the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a 3 pin Type J power adapter to recharge your iPhone with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually included with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type J USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the squashed hexagon shaped plug supply by the 3 large holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Jordanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Wikipedia.org entry about Jordan
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - The original iPhone product manual
  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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  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