How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Equatorial Guinea

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet with a USB Lightning cable with a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type E power adapter.

Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you are going to Equatorial Guinea.These instructions will show what you'll need to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Equatorial Guinea by using their Type E or C Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Equatorial Guinea from another region please make sure your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. If you intend to visit an Equatorial Guinean place such as Bata or Malabo we also suggest referring to the Equatorial Guinea Wikipedia web page [1] for more information prior to the location. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Equatorial Guinea

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Equatorial Guinea?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Equatorial Guinea by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Equatorial Guinea?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel charger for Equatorial Guinea is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets in Equatorial Guinea (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Equatorial Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Equatorial Guinea.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Equatorial Guinea. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Equatorial Guinea?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet with a USB Lightning cable with a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is typically included with the iPhone 6 Plus by Apple).
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by two circular adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one 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. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple connector with a Type E power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this cable is normally included with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The recessed circular wall supply can be identified by the two 4.8mm holes 19mm apart from each other along with one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning cord into the bottom of the mains 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. Turn on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up which takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Equatorial Guinea Wikipedia web page
  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, priced between $10 to $15 USD (under £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, estimated cost under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$20).
  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 (under £15 GBP / under C$20).