How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Norway

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Norwegian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Norwegian power outlet

If packing for a vacation to Norway it's helpful to know if you'll be able to power your electronics when you arrive. However without knowing which power supply is used you could bring the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a suitable adaptor on arrival. Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first 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 the iPhone 6 Plus in Norway. This guide has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when abroad.When travelling to Norway these useful instructions show how to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus using their Type F or C Norwegian 240 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware that Type F wall outlets will be typically used by a majority of Norwegians. Most power supplies will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a full list showing regions. If travelling to Norway from another region double check your iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Norway

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Norway?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Norway.

Norway

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel power adapter for Norway is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in Norway (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger like this online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Norway

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Norway and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Norway.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 Norway. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Norway?

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

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with a Norwegian power outlet with the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using the Norwegian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Norwegian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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 your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Norwegian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is recharging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Norwegian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Norwegian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Norwegian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 6 Plus using a Norwegian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two round adjacent holes along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the 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. Switch on the Norwegian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Norwegian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Norway
  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 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, 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, estimated cost 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, priced under C$20.