Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Burundi

A page showing how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Burundian power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type E USB plug.

Burundian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge their iPhone 6 Plus abroad.This page has simple instructions telling you how to power your iPhone 6 Plus when staying in Burundi by using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Burundi from a different country please check that your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Burundi

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Burundi?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Burundi.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Burundi?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Burundi to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of wall outlets that Burundians use (E and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your model of iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional compatibility with 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 international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Burundi

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Burundi 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Burundi.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Burundi. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Burundi?

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Burundian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Burundian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus using the Burundian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Firstly plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Burundian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is charging which takes between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Burundian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A guide showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a Burundian power outlet with the Apple Lightning cable and a 2 pin Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using a Burundian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other plus one long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Burundian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Burundi
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated price 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, priced at between $15 to $20.
  6. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, costs under $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs around $15.