Charging your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Czech Republic

A guide showing you how to power the iPhone 6 with a Czech power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type C USB adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 using a 2 pin Type E USB plug.

Czech power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your iPhone 6 . This guide was specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power the iPhone 6 when they're travelling to Czech Republic.If planning a vacation to Czech Republic these instructions show powering the iPhone 6 by using the types E or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type E wall outlets are used by a majority of Czechs. Most power supplies change depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Czech Republic from another country make sure that the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that 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. If you're planning on travelling to a Czech city like Prague we suggest reading the Czech Republic entry on wikipedia [1] for further information. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Czech Republic

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Czech Republic?

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

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Czech Republic?

If you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Czech Republic is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Czechs use (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 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 then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Czech trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters 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 Czech Republic 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 Czech Republic.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Czech Republic?

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

A guide showing you how to power the iPhone 6 with a Czech power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 from a Czech power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is normally already included with your iPhone 6).
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Czech power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple Lightning power 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 Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the cell screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Czech power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Czech power outlet

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

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 from a Czech power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply this USB cable with the iPhone 6).
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. The sunken round plug supply, also known as a CEE 7/7 plug, can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with one long metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple Lightning power 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 Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Czech power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Czech Republic entry on wikipedia
  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, between $5 to $10.
  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, between $10 to $15.