How to charge your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Estonia

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 with an Estonian power outlet by using an Apple Lightning cable with a Type C power adapter and powering the iPhone 6 using a Type F USB adapter.

Estonian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPhone 6 in Estonia. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 when you're travelling abroad.The following step by step instructions tells you exactly how to charge your iPhone 6 when you're visiting Estonia using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Estonia from a different country ensure the iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the iPhone 6 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Estonia

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Estonia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Estonia by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Estonia?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Estonia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Estonians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Estonia

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 converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Estonia 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 Estonia 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Estonia.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 6 in Estonia?

Charging the iPhone 6 from an Estonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the iPhone 6 with an Estonian power outlet by using an Apple Lightning cable with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 6 using the Estonian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Estonian power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in 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. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Estonian 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 and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from an Estonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging the iPhone 6 from an Estonian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Learn how to recharge the iPhone 6 with an Estonian power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPhone 6 using an Estonian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is usually already included with your device).
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Estonian power outlet. The recessed circular power supply, also called a Schuko plug, can be recognised by two large round adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Estonian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPhone 6 from an Estonian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonia - Wikipedia web page about Estonia
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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