Charging your iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Myanmar

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Myanmar power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 3 pin Type G power charger, how to charge the iPhone 5S using a Type C Europlug power charger and powering the iPhone 5S using a 3 pin Type D power plug

Myanmar power outlet

Various combinations of standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been specifically written to stop travellers having to worry if they can charge the iPhone 5S when staying in Myanmar.If planning a trip to Myanmar these instructions show charging the iPhone 5S using the types G, C, D or F Myanmar 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Myanmar from a different country please ensure your iPhone 5S can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 5S was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your iPhone 5S is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Myanmar

Can you use the iPhone 5S in Myanmar?

You can use the iPhone 5S in Myanmar.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 5S in Myanmar?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 5S or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Myanmar to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four different types of wall outlets in Myanmar (G, C, D and F) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of iPhone 5S is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a flexible travel charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Myanmar

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 5S, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Myanmar using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 offers 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 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Myanmar.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 5S in Myanmar?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Myanmar power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 3 pin Type G power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this USB cable is normally supplied with your iPhone 5S by Apple.
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by three rectangular holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains 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 your iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 5S screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5S is powering up and takes roughly one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Myanmar power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this USB cable is normally supplied with your iPhone 5S by Apple.
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded power outlet is recognised by two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 5S screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5S is powering up which typically takes between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Myanmar power outlet using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 3 pin Type D power charger.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPhone 5S).
  2. Start by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the three holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains 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 your iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 5S screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 5S is powering up taking roughly one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to charge your iPhone 5S with a Myanmar power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPhone 5S from the Myanmar power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is normally already supplied with your iPhone 5S).
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Myanmar power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two large adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S situated at the bottom of the iPhone 5S.
  4. Turn on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the mobile screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 5S from a Myanmar power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myanmar - Wikipedia page about Myanmar
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  9. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  11. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters