Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Luxembourg

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector and a 2 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Luxembourg power outlet and how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Luxembourg power outlet

Varying different region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge the iPhone 6 Plus . This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus abroad.When you're travelling to Luxembourg the following useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 Plus by using their standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Luxembourg from a different region please check the iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Luxembourg

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Luxembourg?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 Plus to a Luxembourg power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Luxembourg?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best travel adapter for Luxembourg is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Luxembourgers use two different standards of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Luxembourg trip. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Luxembourg we recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Luxembourg

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Luxembourg 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Luxembourg.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Luxembourg. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Luxembourg?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector and a 2 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Luxembourg power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from the Luxembourg power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is normally already supplied with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Luxembourg power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Luxembourg power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type F USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this USB cable is normally supplied with your iPhone 6 Plus by Apple.
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. The round plug supply, sometimes known as a Schuko plug, can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral, plus two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cable into the mains power 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 your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Luxembourg power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking roughly one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Luxembourg power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Luxembourg Wikipedia web page
  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, priced under 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, estimated price C$10-C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, C$15-C$20.