How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Liberia

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type A power charger, charging the iPhone 6 using a Type B power charger and recharging the iPhone 6 using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power plug

Liberian power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. The following step by step instructions shows you what you'll need to supply power to the iPhone 6 when travelling to Liberia by using the B, A,C, E or F type 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Liberia from a different country ensure the iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent 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 Liberia

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Liberia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Liberia by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Liberia?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Liberia is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. There are five different types of plug sockets that Liberians use (types B, A,C, E and F) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single plug socket.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Liberia 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Liberia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type A power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is usually already included with your device by Apple).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Connect the USB 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 the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a three pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually include the USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 6).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other where the two blades slide into with a single hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the power cable into the bottom of the USB power charger 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging taking roughly one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

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

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

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is usually already included with your device).
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [8] or Europlug) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the charging cable into the bottom of the mains USB charger 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. Switch on the Liberian 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 is recharging taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple normally include the cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other plus a single long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB 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. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging which takes around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Liberian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPhone 6 with a Liberian power outlet with an Apple USB Lightning connector and a double pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning power cord into the 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. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking roughly one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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