How to charge the iPhone from a power outlet in Mozambique

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter, how to recharge the iPhone using a Type C power charger and charging the iPhone using a 2 pinned Type F USB charger

Mozambican power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone in Mozambique. This page has been specifically written to assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone when they are staying abroad.These instructions shows exactly how to power the iPhone when travelling to Mozambique by using the standard types F, C or M Mozambican 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power supplies differ regionally so we recommend that you read our Wikiconnections world power supplies page for a full list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Mozambique from another country please make sure that your iPhone can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPhone is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Mozambique

Can you use the iPhone in Mozambique?

Yes, you can use the iPhone in Mozambique.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone in Mozambique?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for Mozambique to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Mozambicans use three different types of plug sockets (F, C and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual travel chargers or using up additional wall sockets. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Mozambique.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Mozambique.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone in Mozambique?

Powering the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using an Apple 30 pin cable with a 2 pinned Type C USB charger to recharge your iPhone from a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone from the Mozambican power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Mozambican power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Mozambican power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple connector and a two pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power your iPhone from the Mozambican power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will typically supply this cable when you first purchase the iPhone.
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This sunken round power outlet (called a Type F power outlet [6] or Schuko outlet) can be recognised by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm apart from each other, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Mozambican power outlet

Powering the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet with the 30 pin Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your iPhone using a Mozambican power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this USB cable with your iPhone).
  2. Start the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and plugging it into the Mozambican power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type M power outlet [8]) can be identified by three large circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - wikipedia.org page about Mozambique
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - The original iPhone product manual
  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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  9. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters