How to charge your iPad Mini from a power outlet in East Timor

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet by using a USB Lightning connector and a Schuko Type F power adapter, recharging the iPad Mini using a two pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge the iPad Mini using a double pin Type E USB adapter

East Timor power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop visitors worrying if they can power the iPad Mini abroad.When visiting East Timor this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge the iPad Mini using their E, C, F or I type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power supplies change from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power supplies page for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If visiting East Timor from another region double check your iPad Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the iPad Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini.

Charging the iPad Mini in East Timor

Can you use the iPad Mini in East Timor?

Yes, you can use the iPad Mini in East Timor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini in East Timor?

If travelling with more than your iPad Mini and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for East Timor is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. East Timorese use four different standards of wall outlets (E, C, F and I) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of iPad Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to East Timor. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPad Mini at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North 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 power converter for travellers originating from America visiting East Timor using 3 pinned type B US 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 the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers 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 East Timor.
What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini in East Timor?

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

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge the iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPad Mini using an East Timor power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is typically already included with your device.
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad Mini will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini is charging which should take around 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad Mini with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPad Mini with an East Timor power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad Mini).
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this power supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other with a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad Mini will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini is charging which should take around 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet

Learn how to power your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet with a USB Lightning cable with a Type F power charger.

  1. To power your iPad Mini from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply this cable with your iPad Mini).
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two adjacent holes next to each other and metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging which typically takes between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - wikipedia.org page about East Timor
  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/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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  9. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  10. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters