How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Lebanon

Instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a three pinned Type G power charger, how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type A power charger and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type B USB charger

Lebanese power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the iPhone 6 Plus in Lebanon. These guidelines have been written to help prepare travellers wanting to power the iPhone 6 Plus abroad.If you're staying in Lebanon these instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 Plus by using the G, A, B, C or D type Lebanese 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, most Lebanese normally use the Type G plugs in their plug outlets. Power supplies differ from country to country so please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections page where you'll find a complete list showing powering devices in different countries. When you are visiting Lebanon from another country please check your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overheating during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Lebanon

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Lebanon?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Lebanon.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Lebanon?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best travel adapter for Lebanon to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are five types of power outlets that Lebanese use (G, A, B, C and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel often we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Lebanon

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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Lebanon 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Lebanon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 a generous 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 Lebanon. [14] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Lebanon?

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

Instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Lebanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Lebanese power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three holes containing shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning charging cord 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPhone will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is recharging taking around 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus from the Lebanese power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Lebanese power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet (technically known as a Type A power outlet [6]) is recognised by 2 adjacent slots where the twin blades go. Note that power cables with type A sockets which are rated at only 125 volts should not be used so please check first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cord 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type B USB charger to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Lebanese power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus using the Lebanese power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two thin slots with a single hole below for the grounded pin. Note power cables used with type B sockets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in The Lebanon so we suggest checking prior to proceeding.
  3. Then connect one 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. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking roughly one to four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet

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

Using a USB Lightning Apple cable with a two pin Type C Europlug power charger to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Lebanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Lebanese power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by two circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning 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 Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking roughly one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from a Lebanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually already included with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple).
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Lebanese power outlet. This wall outlet (sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [12]) looks like three holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB charging cable into the USB mains 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 your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly one to four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Lebanon
  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, costing between $10 to $15 USD (under £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 $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (under £2 GBP / under C$20).
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. 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 (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  10. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  11. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, around $10 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  12. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  13. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  14. 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).