Charging the Samsung Galaxy S4 when visiting Liechtenstein

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Liechtenstein power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a 3 pin Type J power charger.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 when staying in Liechtenstein.The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 when you are travelling to Liechtenstein using the types J or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which country you are travelling to so we recommend reading the power supplies list for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Liechtenstein from a different region ensure your Samsung Galaxy S4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

Refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more details on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones by Samsung which can connect to the Liechtenstein power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Liechtenstein

Can you use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Liechtenstein?

You can use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Liechtenstein by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 the best travel charger for Liechtenstein to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of power outlets that Liechtensteiners use (types J and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Liechtenstein trip. By only bringing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Liechtenstein.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Liechtenstein.
What is the best travel charger for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Liechtenstein?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Liechtenstein power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB Micro connector on the foot of the Samsung Galaxy located underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will show 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 charge the battery.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord with a three pin Type J power adapter to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. To charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need to buy a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type J USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the hexagon shaped power outlet by the three round holes in a flattened triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the multipurpose jack on the base of the Samsung Galaxy located underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will show a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile whilst charging it will take longer to completely charge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein Wiki 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/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  7. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J 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