How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in The Central African Republic

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Central African power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type C power adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 Plus using a double pin Type E USB charger.

Central African power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country especially to the first time traveller. The following simple guide shows exactly how to power your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to The Central African Republic using their Type E or C Central African 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting The Central African Republic from another region please make sure your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in The Central African Republic

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in The Central African Republic?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in The Central African Republic by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in The Central African Republic?

If you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for The Central African Republic is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Central Africans use two different standards of power outlets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel chargers plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Central African Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Central African Republic using 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 North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting The Central African Republic.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in The Central African Republic?

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Central African power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using an Apple Lightning connector and a two pinned Europlug Type C power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Central African power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Central African power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Central African power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple Lightning charging cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Central African power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Central African power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Central African power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Central African power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Central African power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], normally supplied with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Central African power outlet. This round power outlet can be identified by the two large round adjacent holes plus a single metal earth pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the 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 Central African power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking around one-four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Central African power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_African_Republic - The Central African Republic Wikipedia web 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, under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, estimated price between $15 to $20 USD (under £5 GBP / under C$160).
  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, between $15 to $20 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).