How to charge your iPhone 3GS from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet with a 30 pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type C USB adapter and charging the iPhone 3GS using a 3 pinned Type I power plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to stay in a different country to the first time traveller. If you're travelling to Uzbekistan these useful instructions show charging your iPhone 3GS using the standard types I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power connections list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If travelling to Uzbekistan from another region double check your iPhone 3GS can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 3GS originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS.

Charging the iPhone 3GS in Uzbekistan

Can you use the iPhone 3GS in Uzbekistan?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 3GS in Uzbekistan by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 3GS in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 3GS then the best international travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Uzbekistanis use two different types of plug sockets (I and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone 3GS supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 3GS at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as 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 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 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 3GS, 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 Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan 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 originating 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 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 3GS in Uzbekistan?

Charging the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 3GS.
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Learn how to power your iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet using the 30 pin Apple connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple normally include the cable when you first purchase the iPhone 3GS.
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type I USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the 30 pin cord into the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 3GS from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

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