Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Liberia

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Liberian power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a double pinned Type A power charger, how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a three pinned Type B power plug and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a double pin Europlug Type C power charger

Liberian power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.The following step-by-step guide will show you exactly how to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Liberia by using their types B, A,C, E or F Liberian 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Liberia from a different country please ensure that your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Liberia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Liberia?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Liberian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Liberia?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Liberia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are five types of wall outlets in Liberia (types B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Liberia we recommend buying a multipurpose power adapter of this nature online. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel 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 travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Liberia.
  • 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 gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia. [14] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Liberia?

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

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Liberian power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a two pinned Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus from the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet (sometimes known as a Type A power outlet [3]) is recognised by two adjacent slots for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which takes around 1-4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet by using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as the Type B power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the two slots with a single semicircular hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB charging cable into the USB mains adapter 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly one-four hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus using the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which should take around 1 - 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pinned Type E power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two large round adjacent holes next to each other along with one metal grounding pin protruding the top forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up which should take between 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically include the cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. First plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by two large circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go along with a pair of metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging which should take around 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Liberian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Liberia page on Wikipedia.org
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, priced between $5 to $10 USD (around £1 GBP / under C$30).
  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, between $15 to $20 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, under $10 USD (£20-£25 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  10. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  11. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  12. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  14. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).