How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when visiting Belarus

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Belarus power outlet with a Lightning connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger and powering the iPhone 6 Plus using a double pin Schuko Type F power charger.

Belarus power outlet

Varying different region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the iPhone 6 Plus in Belarus. These guidelines have been written to help prepare travellers wanting to power their iPhone 6 Plus abroad.If you are going to Belarus these useful instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using the standard F or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power supplies change regionally so please read our Wiki Connections travel power connections page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different countries. When you are travelling to Belarus from another country please check your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you plan on visiting a Belarus place such as Minsk or Homel please read the Wikipedia.org entry about Belarus [1] for more indepth information on travelling to the location. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Belarus

Can the iPhone 6 Plus be used in Belarus?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Belarus.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Belarus?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPhone 6 Plus then the best international travel charger for Belarus to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Belarusians use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

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 6 Plus, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Belarus 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Belarus using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 a 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Belarus. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Belarus?

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

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Belarus power outlet with a Lightning connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Belarus power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally include this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly one-four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belarus power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Type F Schuko power charger to charge the iPhone 6 Plus from a Belarus power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus using a Belarus power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the cable is typically supplied with the device.
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Belarus power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other and two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB charging cable into the mains 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 situated at the bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Switch on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up taking between 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Belarus power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about Belarus
  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, estimated cost 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, estimated cost 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.