How to charge the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Jordan

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet using a Lightning cable and a three pin Type B USB adapter, recharging the iPhone 6 using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a two pinned Type C power charger

Jordanian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and sockets can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 abroad.The following step-by-step guide will show you how to power the iPhone 6 when you're in Jordan by using the G, B, C, D, F or J type Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Jordanians will typically use the Type G sockets in their power outlets. You'll discover most power supplies will change depending on which area you taking a trip to therefore we recommend reading our Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If you are visiting Jordan from a different country ensure that the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your device 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 whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Jordan

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Jordan?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Jordan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Jordan?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 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 iPhone 6 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 iPhone 6 in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type G power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 using 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 include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPhone 6.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three vertical rectangular slots with shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains 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. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet using a Lightning cable and a three pin Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 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 iPhone 6).
  2. First plug the Type B USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. The plug supply (technically known as a Type B power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the two 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 shouldn't be used so we suggest checking 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 iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Europlug Type C power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 using a 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 iPhone 6).
  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 where the twin pins sit.
  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 iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which takes around one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type D USB adapter to charge your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 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 configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into 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 Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging, typically taking around 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet you will need 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 iPhone 6.
  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 power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

A guide showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Jordanian power outlet using a Lightning cable with a Type J USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 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 iPhone 6).
  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. Plug in one end of the Apple USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB 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. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Jordan country entry on wikipedia.org
  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/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