Charging the iPhone 6 when visiting Mauritania

Using a Lightning connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your iPhone 6 with a Mauritanian power outlet.

Mauritanian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country for the first time traveller. This page was written to help assist people wanting to power their iPhone 6 when travelling abroad.This page has step by step instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 in Mauritania using the 220 volt 50Hz Type C plug outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for charging. If you are visiting Mauritania from another country make sure your iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 6 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Mauritania

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Mauritania?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 to a Mauritanian power outlet.


What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Mauritania?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your iPhone 6 then the best international travel adapter for Mauritania is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Mauritanian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mauritania and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania. [6]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Mauritania?

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

Using the Apple Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Mauritanian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Mauritanian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple usually include this cable with the iPhone 6).
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Mauritanian power outlet. The wall outlet, also known as the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Mauritanian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Mauritania Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, between $10 to $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, estimated cost between $15 to $20.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $10 to $15.