How to charge your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Armenia

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with an Armenian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug power charger and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a two pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Armenian power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country especially for the first time traveller. This page has been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus when Armenia.When going to Armenia this page has instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using their standard types F or C Armenian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Armenia from another country check your iPhone 6 Plus can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you are planning to visit an Armenian destination like Yerevan or Gyumri refer to the Armenia Wikipedia web page [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Armenia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Armenia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Armenia by using a power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Armenia is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of plug sockets that Armenians use (F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single international travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

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, however 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 useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Armenia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Armenia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Armenia. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Armenia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Armenian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with an Armenian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from the Armenian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with your device).
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Armenian power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power 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 your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 Plus will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from an Armenian power outlet

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

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type F power adapter to charge the iPhone 6 Plus with an Armenian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 Plus using an Armenian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes along with a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple Lightning charging cable into the USB mains 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. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes roughly one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Armenia Wikipedia web page
  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 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, costs 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, priced at 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.