How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Mozambique

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mozambican power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter, charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a 3 pinned Type M power charger

Mozambican power outlet

Differing frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your iPhone 6 Plus in Mozambique. This page has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when Mozambique.This page contains a useful guide telling you what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to Mozambique using their F, C or M type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When visiting Mozambique from another region please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Mozambique

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Mozambique?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Mozambican power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel power adapter for Mozambique to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. 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 plugs over. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Mozambique or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of 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 and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

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 those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Mozambique.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter 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 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Mozambique. [10] [AD]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Mozambique?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mozambican power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using a Mozambican power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically supply the USB cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of 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 found at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mozambican power outlet

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

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mozambican power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the Mozambican power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally included with your device).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Mozambican power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two holes 19 mm apart from each other where the two pins slide into, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

A page on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Mozambican power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 Plus using a Mozambican power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - normally included with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the power outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type M power outlet [8], can be recognised by the three circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger 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. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging which typically takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia entry about Mozambique
  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, estimated cost 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, costing around $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. 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, costs between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  8. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  9. Type M USB power adapter - South African Type M USB chargers have three large circular pins in a triangular shape with the top earthed pin longer and larger in diameter, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$20).
  10. 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 (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).