Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Jersey

Instructions showing how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Jersey power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type G power charger.

Jersey power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can often be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country especially for the first time traveller. This page contains simple instructions showing what you'll need to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 when you are travelling to Jersey by using their standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, with the Channel Islanders using 13 amp plugs for charging. You will find power will change depending on which region you are in so we recommend reading the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Jersey from another country please check the Samsung Galaxy S4 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Samsung Galaxy S4 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up.

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

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Jersey

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Jersey?

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

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 then the best international travel adapter for Jersey to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used 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.

For those travelling to Jersey we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Jersey

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 converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Jersey and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Jersey using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Jersey.
What is the best power adapter for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Jersey?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Jersey power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Jersey power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type G USB charger.

  1. To charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 using the Jersey power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Jersey power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by three holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the multipurpose jack on the foot of the Samsung Galaxy found below the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Jersey power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will display a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the phone while charging it may take longer to completely recharge the battery.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Jersey power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey - Jersey Wikipedia web 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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