Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Mauritania

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Mauritanian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple cable with a double pinned Type C USB adapter.

Mauritanian power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.This step-by-step guide will show exactly how to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus when going to Mauritania using a standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian wall outlet, the Mauritanians will use a Europlug for charging. If you are travelling to Mauritania from a different country please check that your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you plan to visit a destination like Nouakchott or Kiffa we recommend reading the Wikipedia web page about Mauritania [1] for more information. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritania

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Mauritania?

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

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritania?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel adapter for Mauritania to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Mauritanian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Mauritania 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania using 3 pinned type B 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 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Mauritania?

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

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Mauritanian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mauritanian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually included with the device.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the two adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB power adapter 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. Switch on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking around one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mauritanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Mauritania
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs around $10 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 cost around $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).