Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Georgia

Learn how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Georgian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter and charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a double pinned Type F USB charger.

Georgian power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines have been specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Samsung Galaxy S4 when visiting abroad.When you are visiting Georgia the following useful instructions show how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 by using their types F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Georgia from a different region ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

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 will connect to the Georgian power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Georgia

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Georgia?

Yes, you can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Georgian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Georgia?

When travelling with more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Georgians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your type of Samsung Galaxy S4 can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Georgia we suggest buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Georgia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Georgia?

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

Learn how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Georgian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Georgian 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Georgian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB jack on the base of the Samsung Galaxy located underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will display a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the phone whilst charging it will take longer to completely charge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Georgian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Georgian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Georgian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Georgian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the twin pins go, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB jack on the bottom of the Samsung Galaxy S4 located underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will display a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy S4 whilst charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - Georgian country wikipedia page
  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/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