How to charge your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Grenada

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

Grenadian power outlet

Varying different 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 page has been written to assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 4S when going to Grenada.When staying in Grenada these useful instructions show powering your iPhone 4S using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Grenadian wall outlet, with the Grenadians using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. Most power supplies will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power connections list for a full list showing regions. If visiting Grenada from a different region check your iPhone 4S can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4S originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid 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 Grenada

Can you use the iPhone 4S in Grenada?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 4S in Grenada.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4S in Grenada?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Grenada to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for charging 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 any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Grenada 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 going to Grenada.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 Grenada.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4S in Grenada?

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4S with a Grenadian power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 4S using a Grenadian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with the device).
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 slots containing shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the mains USB 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 Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4S with a Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenada - Grenadian Wiki 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters