Charging the iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Jordan

Instructions showing you how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Type C Europlug power charger, charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a three pinned Type G power plug and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a three pin Type B power plug

Jordanian power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. When staying in Jordan the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using the G, B, C, D, F or J type Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware Type G plug outlets are typically used by a majority of Jordanians. When travelling to Jordan from a different region ensure the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your iPhone 6 Plus 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. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Jordan

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Jordan?

You can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Jordanian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Jordan?

If you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for Jordan is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Jordanians use six different standards of plug sockets (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers, along with support for more power demanding devices.

This will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers 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 Jordan 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 which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

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, 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 useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Jordan using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Jordan. [16] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Jordan?

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

Using a USB Lightning connector and a Type G USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. This plug supply (called the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by the 3 rectangular holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB cable into the bottom of the power 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 Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet

Using a USB Lightning connector and a Type B USB adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already included with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two thin slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular shaped hole below for the longer ground pin. Please note that power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at 125 V shouldn't be used in Jordan so we suggest checking first.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet

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

Using a Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To charge your iPhone 6 Plus using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - the cable is normally already supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up and takes between 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type D USB adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is normally already supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB charging 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 is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the cell screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up which typically takes between one to four hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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

Instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB 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 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging which should take around one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type J USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already included with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type J USB power adapter and inserting it into the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the squashed hexagon shaped plug outlet by three holes forming a flattened triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up taking between one to four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Jordanian power outlet

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Jordan
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$15).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$25).
  8. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated cost around $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  12. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  13. 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, costing under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  14. iec.ch - Type J power outlet
  15. Type J USB power adapter - Type J USB chargers have three rounded pins placed in a flattened triangular pattern with the top pin acting as an earth, estimated price under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  16. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).