Charging your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Mongolia

Simple instructions showing you how to power your iPhone 6 with a Mongolian power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type C power adapter and powering the iPhone 6 using a 2 pin Type E power plug.

Mongolian power outlet

Various combinations of standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been specifically written to stop travellers having to worry if they can charge the iPhone 6 when staying in Mongolia.If planning a trip to Mongolia these instructions show powering the iPhone 6 by using the types E or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Mongolia from a different country please ensure your iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Mongolia

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Mongolia?

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

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Mongolia?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Mongolia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Mongolia (E and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a flexible travel charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mongolia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 North America visiting Mongolia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mongolia.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Mongolia?

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Mongolian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power your iPhone 6 with a Mongolian power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Mongolian power outlet you'll need 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.
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded power outlet is identified by 2 round adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Mongolian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up taking roughly one-four hours to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Mongolian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Mongolian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Mongolian power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 2 pin Type E power charger.

  1. To power your iPhone 6 using the Mongolian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPhone 6.
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the Mongolian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other plus a metal earth pin protruding the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Mongolian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up taking roughly one-four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Mongolian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolia - Wikipedia page about Mongolia
  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, under $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, around $5.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $10 to $15.