Charging the iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

Using an Apple USB 30 pin cable and a Type C USB adapter to power the iPhone 4S with an Azerbaijani power outlet and charging the iPhone 4S using a two pin Type F power charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can all lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never been there before. This page contains step-by-step instructions showing what you'll need to power your iPhone 4S when you are in Azerbaijan using their standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Azerbaijan from a different country please make sure your iPhone 4S can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If your iPhone 4S was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Azerbaijan

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Azerbaijan?

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

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

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 4S and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Azerbaijan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Azeris use two different types of power outlets (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 4S supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPhone 4S at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving 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 and smartphones using just a single power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan 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 much 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Azerbaijan?

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

Using an Apple USB 30 pin cable and a Type C USB adapter to power the iPhone 4S with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. To charge your iPhone 4S using the Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple will normally supply this USB cable with the iPhone 4S.
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply, sometimes called the Europlug, is identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the cord into the bottom of the 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. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from an Azerbaijani power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Using the USB 30-pin Apple cable with a Type F power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 4S from the Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple typically supply the cable when you buy the iPhone 4S).
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go, plus a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the charging cable into the mains 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 Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from an Azerbaijani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azerbaijan - Wikipedia.org web page about Azerbaijan
  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/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