How to charge the iPhone 5C from a power outlet in Comoros

Learn how to recharge the iPhone 5C with a Comorian power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a Europlug Type C power adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 5C using a Type E power charger.

Comorian power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone 5C in Comoros. This page has been specifically written to assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 5C when they are staying abroad.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to power the iPhone 5C in Comoros by using the E or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Comoros from a different country double check your iPhone 5C can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 5C originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPhone 5C is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend to stay at a Comorian destination like Moroni or Mutsamudu we suggest referring to the wikipedia.org page about Comoros [1] for further information on visiting the area. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Comoros

Can you use the iPhone 5C in Comoros?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5C in Comoros.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5C in Comoros?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 5C then the best international travel power adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Comorians use two different types of wall outlets (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 5C is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this means you can charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip to Comoros or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 5C, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Comoros and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Comoros.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 5C in Comoros?

Powering the iPhone 5C with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to recharge the iPhone 5C with a Comorian power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 5C using a Comorian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this USB cable with your iPhone 5C).
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Comorian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5C with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 5C from a Comorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 5C from a Comorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 5C from the Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 5C.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C situated at the bottom of your iPhone 5C.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which should take roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 5C from a Comorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - wikipedia.org page about Comoros
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters