How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Comoros

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Comorian power outlet using a Lightning cable with a Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a two pinned Type E USB plug.

Comorian power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you're in going to Comoros.If you are travelling to Comoros these instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using their standard types E or C Comorian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Comoros from a different region please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you intend to visit a Comorian city such as Moroni or Mutsamudu we also suggest referring to the Wikipedia page about Comoros [1] for more information on the location. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Comoros

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Comoros?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Comoros by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Comoros?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Comoros is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Comorians use two different standards of wall outlets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip to Comoros or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for recharging 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 6 Plus, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Comoros using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 Plus in Comoros?

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

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Europlug Type C power charger to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include the USB cable with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. First plug the Type C USB power adapter into the Comorian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into 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 the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 Plus from a Comorian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

A guide showing you how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Comorian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type E power adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Comorian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], typically already supplied with the device.
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. This round power outlet can be identified by the two large circular adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go with a single long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the USB power charger 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. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Wikipedia 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