Charging your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Liechtenstein

Using a USB 30 pin connector with a 2 pin Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S with a Liechtenstein power outlet and charging the iPhone 4S using a three pinned Type J power adapter.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the iPhone 4S when they're travelling abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions showing you how to charge your iPhone 4S when staying in Liechtenstein by using their standard J or C type Liechtenstein 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Liechtenstein from a different country please make sure your iPhone 4S can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4S was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your iPhone 4S is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you plan on taking a trip to a Liechtenstein place such as Schaan we also suggest reading the Liechtenstein Wikipedia web page [1] for further information. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Liechtenstein

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Liechtenstein?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4S to a Liechtenstein power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 4S in Liechtenstein?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 4S then the best international travel adapter for Liechtenstein is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Liechtensteiners use two different standards of power outlets (types J and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your iPhone 4S at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose power 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 who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4S, 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 when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Liechtenstein 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to 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 the US using type B plugs. This 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 just 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 the iPhone 4S in Liechtenstein?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Using a 30-pin Apple connector with a two pinned Type C power adapter to power the iPhone 4S with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4S from the Liechtenstein power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - this USB cable is typically supplied with your iPhone 4S by Apple.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power 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. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cell screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Charging the iPhone 4S from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using a 30 pin connector with a three pinned Type J power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 4S using a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by taking the Type J USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. You can identify the hexagon shaped plug supply by the 3 large holes forming a flattened triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the cord into the bottom of the USB power 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. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 4S from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein 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/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/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