How to charge the iPhone 6 when planning a trip to Chad

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type E power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Chadian power outlet, charging the iPhone 6 using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a 3 pinned Type D power plug

Chadian power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPhone 6 in Chad. This page was specifically written to assist visitors wanting to charge the iPhone 6 when visiting abroad.The following step by step guide shows you how to power the iPhone 6 when you're visiting Chad using their types D, C, E or F Chadian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power will differ depending on which region you are in so please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of countries. If you are travelling to Chad from a different country ensure the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Chad

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Chad?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Chad.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Chad?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 the best travel power adapter for Chad to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four different types of plug sockets that Chadians use (D, C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip to Chad or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 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 travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter of this nature at an electronics retailer, the power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Chad

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Chad 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Chad 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Chad.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Chad?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type C power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 using the Chadian 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 this USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two circular adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple USB cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type D USB adapter to charge your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 using a Chadian power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - normally supplied with the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. This power outlet (sometimes known as the Type D power outlet [6]) can be identified by three circular holes in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple USB cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type E USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 using a Chadian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6).
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins and a long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Type F power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPhone 6).
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit along with thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple USB cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Chadian power outlet

See also

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