Charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Nauru

How to connect a Nauruan power outlet to a Samsung Galaxy S4

Nauruan power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 abroad.When planning a trip to Nauru these useful instructions show how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I power supply. If you are visiting Nauru from another region please check your Samsung Galaxy S4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it.

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 from the Samsung Galaxy range which can connect to the Nauruan power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Nauru

Can you use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Nauru?

You can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Nauruan power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Nauru?

If you are travelling with more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country 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 visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Nauru 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Nauru using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Nauru.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Nauru?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Nauruan power outlet

Using USB Type B cord and a Type I USB adapter to power a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using the Nauruan power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type I USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You'll find the USB Micro connector on the base of the phone situated below the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found 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 whilst charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru - wikipedia web page about Nauru
  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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters