How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Kazakhstan

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kazakhstani power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type C Europlug USB adapter and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus when Kazakhstan.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly how to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to Kazakhstan by using their F or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Kazakhstan from another region please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure the iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Kazakhstan

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Kazakhstan?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Kazakhstani power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Kazakhstan?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus the best travel charger for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Kazakhs use (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Kazakhstan. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Kazakhstan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Kazakhstan?

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

Using a USB Lightning connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple typically supply this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Kazakhstani power outlet. The power supply (sometimes known as the Europlug) can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kazakhstani power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using the Kazakhstani power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally included with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple).
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This round power outlet can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kazakhstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstani Wiki 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters