Charging any mobile phone when staying in The Sudan

Learn how to charge your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging any mobile phone using a Type D USB charger.

Sudanese power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country to the first time traveller. When staying in The Sudan the following instructions show how to power the mobile phone by using the Type D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to The Sudan from another region ensure the mobile phone can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your mobile phone is dual voltage (indicated by 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 city like Omdurman read the Sudanese Wikipedia web page [1] for further details on travelling to the location.

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone please visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in The Sudan

Can the mobile phone be used in The Sudan?

Yes, you can use any mobile phone in The Sudan.

What is the best power charger for recharging any mobile phone in The Sudan?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your mobile phone then the best international travel charger for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Sudanese use two different types of power outlets (D and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your type of mobile phone is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices. This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for charging your mobile phone at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to The Sudan we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both The Sudan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to The Sudan using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best power charger for recharging any mobile phone in The Sudan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet

Learn how to charge your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge any mobile phone using the Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Sudanese power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone to charge with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on the bottom or side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet

Learn how to charge your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type D power charger.

  1. To charge your mobile phone using the Sudanese power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the Sudanese power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three circular holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone to charge with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on the bottom or along one side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone should indicate that the phone is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Sudanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - Sudanese Wikipedia web page
  2. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  5. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  6. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters