Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Morocco

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Moroccan power outlet with the Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type C Europlug power charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a two pin Type E power charger.

Moroccan power outlet

When packing for a vacation to Morocco it can be helpful to know if you can use your devices such as mobiles and laptops when you're there. However, by not knowing which wall socket is being used you could pack the wrong adaptor, thereby leaving you having to purchase a suitable power adaptor when you're there which might not be compatible. Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines have been specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their iPhone 6 Plus when visiting abroad.When you are visiting Morocco the following instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 Plus by using their types E or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Moroccans typically use the Type E plug outlets. If you are travelling to Morocco from a different country please double check your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Morocco

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Morocco?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Moroccan power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Morocco to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Morocco (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Morocco

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Morocco 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 Morocco using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Morocco. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Morocco?

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Moroccan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Moroccan power outlet with the Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Moroccan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already included with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Moroccan power outlet. The plug supply is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Apple charging cord into the bottom of the 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. Turn on the Moroccan 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 recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Moroccan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pinned Type E power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Moroccan power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple usually supply the cable when you buy your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Moroccan power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two large round holes 19mm apart from each other and a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the 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. Turn on the Moroccan 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 recharging which should take around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Moroccan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Moroccan Wikipedia web page
  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, costing between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under 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 between $15 to $20 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  7. 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, between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).