How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Togo

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 with a Togolese power outlet with an Apple USB Lightning connector and a double pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

Togolese power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPhone 6 in Togo. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 abroad.This page has instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone 6 when you are visiting Togo by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type power outlet, with the Togolese using a Europlug for charging. If travelling to Togo from another country please check that your iPhone 6 can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check your device 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 powering up. If you are planning on visiting a Togolese destination like Lomé refer to the Togolese entry on wikipedia.org [1] for further details prior to the area. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Togo

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Togo?

You can connect the iPhone 6 to a Togolese power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Togo?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Togo is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to Togo or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Togo 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 North America going to Togo.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Togo.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Togo?

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

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 with a Togolese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 using a Togolese power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - the cable is usually already included with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 round adjacent holes.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple Lightning charging cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Togolese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Togolese entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  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 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
  6. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters