How to charge your iPhone 5S from a power outlet in The Sudan

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge the iPhone 5S with a Sudanese power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge the iPhone 5S using a three pin Type D USB adapter.

Sudanese power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help prepare visitors wanting to charge their iPhone 5S when they're going to The Sudan.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your iPhone 5S when you're travelling to The Sudan by using the standard types D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting The Sudan from a different region please ensure that the iPhone 5S can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your iPhone 5S is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in The Sudan

Can you use the iPhone 5S in The Sudan?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5S in The Sudan.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 5S in The Sudan?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your iPhone 5S the best travel charger for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Sudanese use two different types of plug sockets (types D 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 over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone 5S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip to The Sudan. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel 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 plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 converter for travellers originating from America visiting The Sudan using 3 pin type B US 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 flexible 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 5S in The Sudan?

Powering the iPhone 5S with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge the iPhone 5S with a Sudanese power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 5S from a Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually already supplied with the iPhone 5S).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. The power supply, also called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese 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 phone is charging which typically takes between one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5S with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Sudanese power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type D USB adapter to charge the iPhone 5S from a Sudanese power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 5S from the Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPhone 5S by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 circular holes forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese 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 phone is powering up which typically takes between one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Sudanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - wikipedia.org entry about The Sudan
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters