How to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Grenada

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadian power outlet.

Grenadian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to help prepare visitors wanting to charge their Samsung Galaxy S4 when going to Grenada.If you're visiting Grenada these useful instructions show powering your Samsung Galaxy S4 using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Grenadian wall outlet, with the Grenadians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Grenada from a different country make sure that the Samsung Galaxy S4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Samsung Galaxy S4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Samsung Galaxy S4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you intend to stay at a city such as St. George's or Gouyave read the Grenadian Wikipedia page [1] for further details prior to the location.

Please refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for further details on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones in the Samsung Galaxy range which can connect to the Grenadian power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Grenada

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Grenada?

You can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Grenadian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Samsung Galaxy S4 the best travel charger for Grenada is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your Grenadian trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Grenada.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Grenada.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Grenada?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadian power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Grenadian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB jack on the foot of the phone found underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will display a charging 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.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenada - Grenadian Wikipedia page
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters