How to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Lithuania

A guide showing you how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet using Type B USB cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter and charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Lithuanian power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 in Lithuania. If you are travelling to Lithuania these instructions show how to power the Samsung Galaxy S4 using their standard types F or C Lithuanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Lithuania from another country please make sure your Samsung Galaxy S4 can be used with a 240v supply. If the Samsung Galaxy S4 came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Samsung Galaxy S4 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

We recommend referring to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more information on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones in the Samsung Galaxy range which will connect to the Lithuanian power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Lithuania

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Lithuania?

You can use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Lithuania by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Lithuania?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 the best travel power adapter for Lithuania 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 plug sockets that Lithuanians 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 plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable travel adapter of this nature at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Lithuania using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Lithuania.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Lithuania?

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

A guide showing you how to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Lithuanian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Lithuanian power outlet. This power outlet can be recognised by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Connect 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 will find the USB jack on the base of the Samsung Galaxy situated below the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will show a charging icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the phone whilst charging it may take longer to fully recharge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Lithuanian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB jack on the foot of the Samsung situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will show a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile while charging it may take longer to fully charge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithuania - Lithuania country page on Wikipedia
  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