Charging the iPhone 6 when staying in Comoros

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 with a Comorian power outlet using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 using a Type E USB charger.

Comorian power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This page is a step by step guide demonstrating how to charge your iPhone 6 in Comoros using the standard E or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Comoros from a different country please ensure your iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Comoros

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Comoros?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Comoros.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Comoros?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 then the best international travel charger for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets that Comorians use (E and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your type of iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest buying this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Comoros using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Comoros?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Comorian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to power your iPhone 6 with a Comorian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To charge your iPhone 6 using the Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally already supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Firstly plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall supply can be recognised by 2 adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Lightning charging cord into the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up taking between one to four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Comorian power outlet

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

A step by step guide showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Comorian power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type E USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 from the Comorian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already included with your iPhone 6 by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the Comorian power outlet. The round plug supply (known as the Type E power outlet [6] or CEE 7/7 plug) can be recognised by two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins plus a metal grounding pin protruding the top in a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple USB power cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging, typically taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - wikipedia page about Comoros
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters