How to charge your iPhone 5 from a power outlet in Denmark

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type K power adapter to charge the iPhone 5 from a Danish power outlet.

Danish power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. If you are staying in Denmark this page has useful instructions showing how to power the iPhone 5 using their standard type K 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please be aware Type K wall outlets will be normally used by most Danes. Most power sockets are different depending on which country you travelling to therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. When you are visiting Denmark from a different country please ensure that the iPhone 5 can be used with a 240v supply. If your iPhone 5 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your iPhone 5 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5.

Charging the iPhone 5 in Denmark

Can the iPhone 5 be used in Denmark?

You can use the iPhone 5 in Denmark by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 5 in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark will be a Type K USB charger [4] which is suitable for powering your iPhone 5.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 5 in Denmark?

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Danish power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type K USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 5 from a Danish power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 5 from a Danish power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is normally included with the iPhone 5).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type K USB power adapter into the Danish power outlet. The plug supply (technically known as a Type K power outlet [3]) can be identified by the 3 holes in a triangular shape with the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the charging cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 5 will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPhone 5 from a Danish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Denmark Wikipedia web page
  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/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 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