Charging the iPhone 6 in The Sudan

Learn how to power the iPhone 6 with a Sudanese power outlet with a Lightning connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter and charging the iPhone 6 using a three pin Type D USB plug.

Sudanese power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the iPhone 6 . This page was specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 when you are visiting The Sudan.When you are planning a vacation to The Sudan the following instructions show how to charge the iPhone 6 using the standard D or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will change depending on which area you are travelling to therefore please read the Africa page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting The Sudan from another region please check that your iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPhone 6 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend on travelling to a Sudanese destination such as Omdurman or Khartoum please read the The Sudan Wikipedia web page [1] for more indepth details. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in The Sudan

Can you use the iPhone 6 in The Sudan?

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

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

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 then the best travel adapter for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets in The Sudan (D and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads over. If your iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your iPhone 6 at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to The Sudan using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in The Sudan?

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

Learn how to power the iPhone 6 with a Sudanese power outlet with a Lightning connector and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 from the Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6).
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB charging cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging, typically taking roughly one-four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Sudanese power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Sudanese power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from a Sudanese power outlet by using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 using the Sudanese power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPhone 6.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up which takes between 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Sudanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - The Sudan Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - 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, between $5 to $10.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, priced at between $15 to $20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15.