Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Guadeloupe

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet with USB type B cord with a 3 pin Type D USB charger, charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a double pinned Type E power charger

Guadeloupe power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country especially for the first time traveller. If you're travelling to Guadeloupe these useful instructions show how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 by using their standard types D, C or E 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Guadeloupe from another country please check the Samsung Galaxy S4 can accept a 240v supply. If the Samsung Galaxy S4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged when powering up.

Please refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for further information on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones from the Samsung Galaxy range which will connect to the Guadeloupe power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Guadeloupe

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in Guadeloupe?

Yes, you can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Guadeloupe is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Guadeloupians use three different types of power outlets (types D, C and E) and bringing 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 over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guadeloupe

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Guadeloupe.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 Guadeloupe.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Guadeloupe?

Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A guide showing how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet with Type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. To power the Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You will find the multipurpose jack on the bottom of the phone found underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will display a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy S4 whilst charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called the Type D power outlet [6], can be identified by the 3 round holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB Micro connector on the foot of the Samsung situated below the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Guadeloupe 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 Samsung Galaxy S4 while charging it may take longer to fully recharge the battery.
Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Type E power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter into the power outlet. The sunken round plug supply can be recognised by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral plus a metal earth pin protruding the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB jack on the bottom of the Samsung located underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen 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 completely charge the battery.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadeloupe - wikipedia entry about Guadeloupe
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters