How to charge your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Papua New Guinea

Using a 30 pin cable with a Type I power adapter to charge the iPhone 4S with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they'll be able to power the iPhone 4S when they're travelling abroad.When going to Papua New Guinea this page contains instructions showing how to power the iPhone 4S using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I Papua New Guinea wall supply. You'll discover most power sockets are different regionally so we suggest that you read the WikiConnections global power supplies page where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If you are travelling to Papua New Guinea from a different country check that the iPhone 4S can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPhone 4S is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you are planning on visiting a Papua New Guinea destination like Port Moresby refer to the Papua New Guinea country Wikipedia page [1] for more information. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Papua New Guinea

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Papua New Guinea?

You can connect the iPhone 4S to a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 4S in Papua New Guinea?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 4S or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Papua New Guinea is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Papua New Guinea and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 America visiting Papua New Guinea using type B American 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 from the US 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Papua New Guinea.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 4S in Papua New Guinea?

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

Using a 30 pin cable with a Type I power adapter to charge the iPhone 4S with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 4S from the Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will typically include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 4S.
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it into the Papua New Guinea power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three thin slots forming a triangle configuration with the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power charger 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. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papua_New_Guinea - Papua New Guinea country Wikipedia 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet
  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