How to charge the iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Dominica

Learn how to power your iPhone 4S from a Dominicand power outlet using a 30 pin Apple connector and a three pinned Type G USB adapter and charging the iPhone 4S using a 3 pinned Type D USB plug.

Dominicand power outlet

If organizing a holiday to Dominica it is useful to know in advance if you can charge your essential devices such as cell phones and cameras when you arrive. But, by not knowing which power socket is being used in Dominica you may end up either having to bring too many spare adaptors or pack the wrong charger, meaning needing to buy a suitable charger when you're there. Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your iPhone 4S in Dominica. If you're visiting Dominica these useful instructions show how to supply power to your iPhone 4S using their Type G or D Dominicand 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note that Type G plug outlets are used by most Dominicansd. If travelling to Dominica from another country please make sure your iPhone 4S can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the iPhone 4S is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Dominica

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Dominica?

You can connect the iPhone 4S to a Dominicand power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Dominica?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 4S then the best international travel charger for Dominica is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Dominicansd use two different types of plug sockets (G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your type of iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or occupying additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 4S at an airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Dominica and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Dominica.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Dominica?

Powering the iPhone 4S with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger to power your iPhone 4S from a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 4S using a Dominicand power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone 4S).
  2. Start by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Dominicand power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three vertical rectangular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the power charger 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 Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 4S will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4S is charging which takes around one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4S with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Dominicand power outlet

Using the 30 pin Apple connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S from a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 4S using a Dominicand power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 4S.
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type D power outlet [6]) looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power charger 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 Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4S is recharging which typically takes around one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Dominicand power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - Dominicand Wikipedia 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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