Charging the iPhone 4S when staying in Seychelles

Using a 30 pin cable and a Type G USB adapter to power your iPhone 4S with a Seychellois power outlet.

Seychellois power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the iPhone 4S . These guidelines were specifically written to help assist people wanting to power the iPhone 4S when they're staying in Seychelles.If staying in Seychelles these useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 4S by using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, with the Seychellois using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. If visiting Seychelles from a different country please make sure your iPhone 4S can accept a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 4S originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overloading when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Seychelles

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Seychelles?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4S to a Seychellois power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Seychelles?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 4S and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Seychelles is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

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 4S supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPhone 4S at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Seychelles using type B US 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 North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Seychelles.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Seychelles?

Powering the iPhone 4S with a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the iPhone 4S from a Seychellois power outlet by using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 4S using the Seychellois power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple usually supply the cable when you buy the iPhone 4S).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Seychellois power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 3 vertical rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4S dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 4S.
  4. Switch on the Seychellois 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 powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4S with a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - Seychelles Wikipedia 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/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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters