Charging your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Belarus

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

Belarus power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when staying in Belarus.If planning a holiday to Belarus these instructions show charging the iPhone 6 by using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Belarus from another region please check the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Belarus

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Belarus?

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

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 6 the best international travel adapter for Belarus is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Belarusians use two different types 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 in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Belarus we recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 Belarus using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Belarus.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in Belarus?

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

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type C USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 from a Belarus power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 using a Belarus power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPhone 6.
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Belarus power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Lightning cable into the mains power 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 Belarus 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.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Belarus power outlet

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

Simple instructions showing you how to power your iPhone 6 with a Belarus power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. To charge your iPhone 6 using the Belarus power outlet you will need to buy 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).
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm apart from each other and a pair of two metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple charging cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter 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 Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which should take around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belarus - Belarus Wikipedia 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, costing 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, estimated price between $10 to $15.