How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Uzbekistan

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with an Uzbekistani power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a 3 pinned Type I power plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to charge the iPhone 6 Plus . These instructions were written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you are going to Uzbekistan.When you are staying in Uzbekistan this page has useful instructions showing how to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus by using the I or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Uzbekistan from a different region make sure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 Plus originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Uzbekistan

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Uzbekistan?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Uzbekistan by using the correct power convertor.

Uzbekistan

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Uzbekistan?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Uzbekistanis use (types I and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate power adapters. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Uzbekistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Uzbekistani power outlet

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with an Uzbekistani power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To charge the iPhone 6 Plus using an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Uzbekistani power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple power cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

A guide showing you how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from an Uzbekistani power outlet using the Apple Lightning connector and a 3 pinned Type I power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by 3 thin slots forming an upside-down triangle shape with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple charging cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani 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 iPhone is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Uzbekistan
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  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, estimated cost C$15-C$20.
  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, costs C$10-C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  7. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, C$15-C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost C$15-C$20.