How to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Djibouti

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet and how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a double pin Type E USB adapter.

Djiboutian power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 in Djibouti. These guidelines were written to assist visitors wanting to power the Samsung Galaxy S4 when abroad.When going to Djibouti these useful instructions show powering your Samsung Galaxy S4 using their standard types E or C Djiboutian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Djibouti from another country please ensure that the Samsung Galaxy S4 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Samsung Galaxy S4 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.

We recommend referring to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more information on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones from the Samsung Galaxy range which can connect to the Djiboutian power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Djibouti

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Djibouti?

You can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Djiboutian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Djibouti?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Djibouti to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of plug sockets that Djiboutians use (types E and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Samsung Galaxy S4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, 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 countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Djibouti using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and offers almost 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 Djibouti.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Djibouti?

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Djiboutian power outlet. The power supply, also called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is recognised by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the multipurpose jack on the bottom of the Samsung Galaxy situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will display a charging icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy S4 whilst charging it may take longer to fully charge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Djiboutian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Djiboutian power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet (sometimes known as the Type E power outlet [6]) can be identified by two large circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other along with one metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB Micro connector on the bottom of the Samsung Galaxy found underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will display a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung whilst charging it may take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Djiboutian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - wikipedia.org entry about Djibouti
  2. http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201304/20130430133529298/GT-I9505_UM_EU_Jellybean_Eng_Rev.1.1_130426.pdf - Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual
  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 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
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters