Charging the iPhone 6 when staying in Monaco

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a double pinned Type E power adapter, how to power the iPhone 6 using a Type C USB charger and charging the iPhone 6 using a three pin Type D USB plug

Monacan power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. When travelling to Monaco the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPhone 6 using the D, C, E or F type Monacan 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, a majority of Monacans will normally use Type D power outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are in therefore we suggest reading the travel power supplies page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Monaco from another country please check the iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 6 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent 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 Monaco

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Monaco?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Monaco.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Monaco?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 and visiting multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for Monaco is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four different standards of plug sockets in Monaco (D, C, E and F) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers on your Monacan trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a flexible power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Monaco

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Monaco 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting Monaco.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Monaco.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Monaco?

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

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Monacan power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 using the Monacan power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - normally already supplied with your iPhone 6 by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Monacan power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cord 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 your iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the Monacan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging, typically taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet

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

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type D USB charger to power the iPhone 6 with a Monacan power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 from the Monacan power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - typically already included with your iPhone 6.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it in the Monacan power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three circular holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the 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 the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Monacan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is charging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge the iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet by using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 from the Monacan power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple will usually include the cable when you buy the iPhone 6.
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the Monacan power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm apart from each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins sit and a long metal earth pin protruding from the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the Lightning power cord into the USB 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 Monacan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet

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

Simple instructions showing how to power your iPhone 6 with a Monacan power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPhone 6 from a Monacan power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this cable when you buy your iPhone 6).
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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. Turn on the Monacan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up which takes between 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with a Monacan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monaco - wikipedia web page about Monaco
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, costing between $15 to $20.
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  11. 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.