Charging the iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Lithuania

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Lithuanian power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable with a Europlug Type C USB charger and recharging the iPhone 5S using a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

Lithuanian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. This page is a simple guide telling you exactly what you'll need to power your iPhone 5S when you are in Lithuania using their standard F or C type Lithuanian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Lithuania from another country check that the iPhone 5S can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone 5S is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Lithuania

Can you use the iPhone 5S in Lithuania?

You can use the iPhone 5S in Lithuania.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5S in Lithuania?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 5S then the best international travel adapter for Lithuania is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Lithuanians use (F and C) and using a power 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 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPhone 5S can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 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 Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 America going to Lithuania.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Lithuania.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5S in Lithuania?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Lithuanian power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPhone 5S with a Lithuanian power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5S from a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging which typically takes around one to four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Lithuanian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 5S with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Learn how to charge your iPhone 5S with a Lithuanian power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. To power your iPhone 5S using the Lithuanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this USB cable when you buy the iPhone 5S).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Lithuanian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by two large holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with two metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 5S screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is charging taking around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 5S with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithuania - Lithuanian country page on Wikipedia
  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 Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters