How to charge your iPhone 3GS from a power outlet in Denmark

Instructions showing how to power your iPhone 3GS from a Danish power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple connector with a Type K power adapter.

Danish power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPhone 3GS in Denmark. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 3GS when you're in Denmark.If going to Denmark these useful instructions show powering your iPhone 3GS by using the standard K type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, a majority of Danes typically use the Type K plugs in their power outlets. When visiting Denmark from another country please check that your iPhone 3GS can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 3GS was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the iPhone 3GS is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up. If you intend on staying somewhere such as Copenhagen or Ostrava we also suggest referring to the Denmark Wikipedia page [1] for further information. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS.

Charging the iPhone 3GS in Denmark

Can the iPhone 3GS be used in Denmark?

You can use the iPhone 3GS in Denmark by using the correct power adaptor.

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

The best power adapter for Denmark will be a Type K USB charger [4] which is suitable for powering your iPhone 3GS.

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

Charging the iPhone 3GS from a Danish power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 3GS from a Danish power outlet by using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a Type K power charger.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 3GS using a Danish power outlet you'll need to use a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should usually supply the USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 3GS).
  2. Insert the Type K USB power adapter in the Danish power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 large holes forming an upside-down triangle configuration for the live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Switch on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up which takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone 3GS from a Danish power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Denmark Wikipedia page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3GS 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
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music