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

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to charge the iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet and how to charge the iPhone 4S using a two pin Type F USB charger.

Georgian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and sockets can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they'll be able to power the iPhone 4S when they're going to Georgia.When going to Georgia this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your iPhone 4S by using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Georgia from another country please double check your iPhone 4S can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 4S was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the iPhone 4S is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Georgia

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Georgia?

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

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Georgia?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your iPhone 4S the best travel power adapter for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Georgians use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your iPhone 4S is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Georgia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Georgia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Georgia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Georgia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to charge the iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 4S from the Georgian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], normally supplied with the iPhone 4S.
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains power charger 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. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4S is charging, typically taking around one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 4S with a Georgian power outlet with a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4S using a Georgian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 4S.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. This round plug outlet can be identified by the two large round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go and a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the cable into the USB mains charger 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 Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 4S will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up taking between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - Georgia 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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
  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