Charging your iPhone 3G from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet with a 30-pin connector with a 2 pin Type C USB charger and how to charge the iPhone 3G using a Type I USB charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your iPhone 3G . This page was written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 3G when you're in staying in Uzbekistan.This page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your iPhone 3G in Uzbekistan by using their standard Type I or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Uzbekistan from another region please check the iPhone 3G can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 3G was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your iPhone 3G is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 4 or greater on the iPhone 3G.

Charging the iPhone 3G in Uzbekistan

Can you use the iPhone 3G in Uzbekistan?

You can connect the iPhone 3G to an Uzbekistani power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 3G in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your iPhone 3G then the best international travel adapter for Uzbekistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Uzbekistan (I and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your iPhone 3G can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

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 3G, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Uzbekistan.
  • 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 3G in Uzbekistan?

Powering the iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet with a 30-pin connector with a 2 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. To power the iPhone 3G using the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (usually already included with the iPhone 3G).
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3], is identified by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the power cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3G. The iPhone 3G dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3G.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Learn how to charge your iPhone 3G from an Uzbekistani power outlet with a 30 pin connector with a 3 pin Type I USB charger.

  1. To power the iPhone 3G using the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (typically already included with the iPhone 3G).
  2. Plug the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. The plug supply, technically known as a Type I power outlet [6], can be recognised by three slots forming a triangle pattern with the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3G. The iPhone 3G dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3G.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up taking roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 3G with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - wikipedia.org web page about Uzbekistan
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3G 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 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