How to charge the iPhone 5C when visiting Denmark

Instructions on how to charge your iPhone 5C from a Danish power outlet by using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Type K USB charger.

Danish power outlet

Varying different region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the iPhone 5C in Denmark. These guidelines have been written to help prepare travellers wanting to power the iPhone 5C abroad.If you are going to Denmark the following instructions show how to power the iPhone 5C using the standard K type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type K power outlets will be typically used by most Danes. If you are travelling to Denmark from a different country please ensure that your iPhone 5C can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Denmark

Can the iPhone 5C be used in Denmark?

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

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

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB charger [4] which allows you to use your iPhone 5C.

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

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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone 5C with a Danish power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a double pinned Type K power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 5C 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] (Apple normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 5C).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type K USB power adapter in the Danish power outlet. The wall supply (known as the Type K power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three holes in an upside-down triangular shape and the bottom hole being in a semicircular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB adapter 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. Turn on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up and takes roughly one to four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 5C with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Danish page on Wikipedia.org
  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, costs under £15.
  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, around £4.