How to charge your iPhone from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPhone from an Uzbekistani power outlet and how to recharge the iPhone using a three pin Type I USB adapter.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone in Uzbekistan. These instructions were written to stop travellers worrying if they can charge their iPhone when they're going to Uzbekistan.If you are visiting Uzbekistan this page contains instructions showing you how to supply power to your iPhone using their standard types I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If visiting Uzbekistan from a different country check your iPhone can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan on staying at an Uzbekistani place such as Tashkent or Namangan refer to the wikipedia.org entry about Uzbekistan [1] for further details prior to the location.

This page details the iPhone first generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for a full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Uzbekistan

Can the iPhone be used in Uzbekistan?

You can connect the iPhone to an Uzbekistani power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone then the best travel charger for Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistanis use (types I and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads. If your iPhone is compatible with Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Uzbekistan. 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 as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using 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 useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Uzbekistan using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPhone from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To power your iPhone from the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple normally include the cable when you first purchase the iPhone.
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet, also called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is identified by two round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power 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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone from an Uzbekistani power outlet

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

Using an Apple 30 pin connector and a Type I USB adapter to charge the iPhone with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone from the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase your iPhone.
  2. Insert the Type I USB power adapter in the Uzbekistani power outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type I power outlet [6], can be recognised by the three thin slots forming a triangle configuration with the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger 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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - wikipedia.org entry about Uzbekistan
  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/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 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  7. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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