Charging any mobile phone from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

Instructions on how to power any mobile phone from an Azerbaijani power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger and powering any mobile phone using a 2 pin Type F Schuko power charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Differing standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to visit another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge the mobile phone in Azerbaijan. This guide has been specifically written to stop travellers having to worry if they'll be able to charge their mobile phone abroad.This useful guide tells you how to supply power to your mobile phone when staying in Azerbaijan using the standard F or C type Azerbaijani 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover power will vary regionally therefore we recommend reading the list of World power supplies for a full list of countries. When you are travelling to Azerbaijan from another country make sure that the mobile phone can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the mobile phone is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

This how-to guide is for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Azerbaijan

Can the mobile phone be used in Azerbaijan?

Yes, you can connect any mobile phone to an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging any mobile phone in Azerbaijan?

When travelling with more than just your mobile phone or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets that Azeris use (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of mobile phone can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your mobile phone at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

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 mobile phone, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Azerbaijan.
  • 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. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging any mobile phone in Azerbaijan?

Powering any mobile phone with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C power adapter to power any mobile phone with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. To power the mobile phone using the Azerbaijani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone to charge with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on the side or bottom of the mobile.
  5. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone will indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
Powering any mobile phone with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your mobile phone from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type F power adapter to power your mobile phone with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. In order to power any mobile phone from an Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. The recessed round power outlet (sometimes known as a Schuko plug) can be identified by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm adjacent to each other along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone to charge with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can typically be found either on the bottom or side of the mobile.
  5. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone will indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your mobile phone from an Azerbaijani power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Azerbaijan country wikipedia page
  2. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated cost around $10.
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, under $10.
  5. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  6. 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 under $15.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing around $15.