How to charge your iPhone from a power outlet in Togo

A page on how to recharge the iPhone with a Togolese power outlet by using the Apple 30 pin cable with a 2 pinned Type C power charger.

Togolese power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone in Togo. These instructions have been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone when you are staying abroad.The following useful guide will show you what you'll need to charge the iPhone when travelling to Togo using their 220 volt 50Hz C Type plug outlet, with the Togolese using a Europlug for charging. When you are visiting Togo from a different country double check your iPhone can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Togo

Can you use the iPhone in Togo?

Yes, you can use the iPhone in Togo.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Togo?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Togo to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Togo. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Togo using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Togo. [6] [AD]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Togo?

Powering the iPhone with a Togolese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A page on how to power your iPhone from a Togolese power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone from a Togolese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Togolese power outlet. The power supply, also called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which should take roughly one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone with a Togolese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia page about Togo
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced at under C$20.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, estimated cost under C$15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at around C$15.