How to charge the iPhone from a power outlet in Djibouti

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone from a Djiboutian power outlet with a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter and powering the iPhone using a 2 pinned Type E USB charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Different region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. The following step by step instructions tells you exactly how to power the iPhone when you are visiting Djibouti by using the standard types E or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover that most power sockets are different regionally so please read our Wikiconnections global power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If visiting Djibouti from a different region check your iPhone can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for a full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Djibouti

Can the iPhone be used in Djibouti?

You can connect the iPhone to a Djiboutian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone in Djibouti?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone then the best international travel charger for Djibouti is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Djiboutians use two different types of plug sockets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Djibouti and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Djibouti using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 Djibouti. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone in Djibouti?

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

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPhone from a Djiboutian power outlet with a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone from the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally included with the iPhone by Apple).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the 30 pin cord into the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Djiboutian power outlet

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

Using a 30 pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your iPhone from a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone using the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally included with your iPhone by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Djiboutian power outlet. The sunken round wall supply, also known as the CEE 7/7 plug or Type E power outlet [6], can be recognised by two large circular adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging which should take around one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your iPhone from a Djiboutian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Djiboutian Wiki page
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  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, around $10.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, priced at between $5 to $10.
  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, estimated price under $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20.