How to charge your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Denmark

Using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type K power charger to recharge the iPhone 4S with a Danish power outlet.

Danish power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the iPhone 4S . If you're going to Denmark this page has instructions showing how to charge your iPhone 4S using the standard Type K 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, a majority of Danes normally use the Type K power outlets. When you are visiting Denmark from another region please ensure your iPhone 4S can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4S came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check the iPhone 4S is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Denmark

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Denmark?

You can use the iPhone 4S in Denmark by using the correct power adaptor.

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

The best power adapter for Denmark will be a Type K USB charger [4] which is suitable for powering your iPhone 4S.

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

Powering the iPhone 4S with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power your iPhone 4S from a Danish power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple connector with a Type K power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 4S using the Danish power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], normally supplied with the iPhone 4S.
  2. Begin by taking the Type K USB power adapter and plugging it in the power supply. You can recognise the plug supply by three large holes forming an inverted triangle shape for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains 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 Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 4S will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4S with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Denmark 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/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  4. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music