How to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 when planning a trip to Mauritania

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Mauritanian power outlet with USB micro type B cable with a three pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

Mauritanian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Samsung Galaxy S4 in Mauritania. This guide was written to prevent people needing to worry if they'll be able to power their Samsung Galaxy S4 abroad.The following simple guide shows exactly how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 when you are travelling to Mauritania by using a 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian wall outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for wall outlets. When you are travelling to Mauritania from another country please check that your Samsung Galaxy S4 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

Please refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for further details 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 Mauritanian power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Mauritania

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Mauritania?

You can use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Mauritania by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Mauritania?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Mauritania is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters on your Mauritanian trip. Only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mauritania 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Mauritania.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Mauritania?

Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable and a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Mauritanian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 using the Mauritanian 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 plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Mauritanian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB jack on the foot of the Samsung situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will show a charging icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung whilst charging it may take longer to completely recharge the battery.
Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania - wikipedia.org entry about Mauritania
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters