How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Namibia

Instructions on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Namibian power outlet using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type D USB charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type M power plug.

Namibian power outlet

Different region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your iPhone 6 Plus in Namibia. This page has useful instructions showing you exactly how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus when you're travelling to Namibia using their D or M type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sources vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the Wiki Connections world power connections list where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If you are visiting Namibia from a different country check that the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Namibia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Namibia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Namibia by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best travel charger for Namibia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to different continents we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Namibia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Namibia.
  • 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 gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 Namibia. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Namibia?

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

Instructions on how to power your iPhone 6 Plus from a Namibian power outlet using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 6 Plus using a Namibian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is typically included with your device).
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type D power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple USB cord into the power 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 Namibian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging which takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Namibian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Namibian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Namibian power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable and a Type M power adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Namibian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple typically supply this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type M USB power adapter in the Namibian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 3 holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB power 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Namibian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Namibian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Namibia country Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  4. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costs under $15 USD (£20-£25 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. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  7. 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, between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$15).
  8. 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).