Charging the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Kyrgyzstan

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter and charging the iPhone 6 Plus using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Different voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you're visiting abroad.These step-by-step instructions shows you how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when you are visiting Kyrgyzstan using the Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Kyrgyzstan from another region make sure your iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure your iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Kyrgyzstan

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Kyrgyzstan?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Kyrgyzstan by using a power adaptor.

Kyrgyzstan

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

If you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets in Kyrgyzstan (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Kyrgyzstani trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Kyrgyzstan we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kyrgyzstan 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Kyrgyzstan using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Kyrgyzstan. [8]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Kyrgyzstan?

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

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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 found at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 6 Plus with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus using the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Kyrgyzstani power outlet. This recessed round plug supply, sometimes called the Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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 found at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org web page about Kyrgyzstan
  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, costing 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 $15 to $20.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, costs between $15 to $20.
  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.