Charging the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in East Timor

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from an East Timor power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pin Europlug Type C power adapter, charging the iPhone 6 using a double pin Type E power charger and powering the iPhone 6 using a double pinned Type F USB charger

East Timor power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge the iPhone 6 abroad.If travelling to East Timor these useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 by using their types E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power supplies are different regionally therefore we suggest reading the power supplies list for a full list of countries. When you are travelling to East Timor from another country check that the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning on travelling to an East Timor place such as Dili please refer to the East Timor Wikipedia web page [1] for more details on visiting the location. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in East Timor

Can the iPhone 6 be used in East Timor?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 to an East Timor power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in East Timor?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 6 or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for East Timor is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are four different types of wall outlets in East Timor (E, C, F and I) 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 in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your East Timor trip. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however 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 for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both East Timor 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America going to East Timor.
  • 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 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 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 East Timor.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 6 in East Timor?

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

Instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 6 from an East Timor power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a double pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 from an East Timor power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is typically supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB charging cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 1 to 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from an East Timor power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using the Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type E USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 using an East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this USB cable is usually supplied with the device.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large adjacent holes where the twin pins go along with one long metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging taking around one-four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

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

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Type F USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 using an East Timor power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the USB cable is typically supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. The round plug supply (sometimes called a Schuko plug) can be identified by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm next to each other, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple charging cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is powering up which takes between one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor Wikipedia web page
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters