How to charge the iPhone 3G from a power outlet in Denmark

How to connect a Danish power outlet to the iPhone 3G

Danish power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country 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 throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPhone 3G in Denmark. This page has been specifically written to assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 3G when they are staying abroad.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to power the iPhone 3G when going to Denmark by using the K type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note that Type K plug outlets are used by most Danes. When you are visiting Denmark from a different country double check your iPhone 3G can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 3G originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the iPhone 3G is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 4 or greater on the iPhone 3G.

Charging the iPhone 3G in Denmark

Can you use the iPhone 3G in Denmark?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 3G in Denmark.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 3G in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark will be a Type K USB power adapter [4] which allows you to use your iPhone 3G.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 3G in Denmark?

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your iPhone 3G from a Danish power outlet

Using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 3G from a Danish power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 3G using a Danish power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone 3G by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 3 holes in an upside-down triangular pattern with the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3G. The iPhone 3G dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3G.
  4. Turn on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 3G will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 3G is charging which should take roughly 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your iPhone 3G from a Danish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Denmark country page on wikipedia.org
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3G user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  4. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, £10-£15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, £5-£10.