Charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in The Grenadines

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type E power adapter, recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Type G USB charger and charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a double pinned Type C USB plug

Grenadines power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 when staying in The Grenadines.This page contains instructions telling you what you'll need to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 when travelling to The Grenadines by using their standard G, C, E, I or K type Grenadines 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G plug outlets will be used by a majority of Vincentians. If you are visiting The Grenadines from another country make sure that the Samsung Galaxy S4 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you intend to visit a destination such as Port Elizabeth please refer to the Wikipedia.org entry about The Grenadines [1] for more indepth information.

Refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more information on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones by Samsung which can connect to the Grenadines power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in The Grenadines

Can you use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in The Grenadines?

You can use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in The Grenadines.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in The Grenadines?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Samsung Galaxy S4 then the best travel adapter for The Grenadines is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are five standards of wall outlets that Vincentians use (types G, C, E, I and K) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your type of Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Grenadines

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Grenadines using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting The Grenadines.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in The Grenadines?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pinned Type G power adapter to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the Grenadines power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three vertical holes with shutters in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You will find the USB Micro connector on the foot of the Samsung Galaxy S4 situated below the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will display a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the phone whilst charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Grenadines power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB micro cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You will find the USB Micro connector on the base of the phone situated below the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will display a charge icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile whilst charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type E USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Grenadines power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the Grenadines power outlet. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by the two circular holes 19mm apart from each other where the live and neutral pins go plus a metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangle shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the multipurpose jack on the foot of the Samsung Galaxy located underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will show a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy while charging it may take longer to fully recharge the battery.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

Using micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type K power charger to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly plug the Type K USB power adapter in the Grenadines power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by the 3 large holes in a triangle shape for the live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the multipurpose jack on the bottom of the phone situated below the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will show a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile whilst charging it may take longer to completely charge the battery.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Grenadines power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vincent_and_the_Grenadines - Wikipedia.org entry about The Grenadines
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters