How to charge the iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPhone 4S from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands. This page was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their iPhone 4S when they are visiting abroad.If going to Falkland Islands this page has instructions showing how to power your iPhone 4S using a standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands power outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for charging. When you are travelling to Falkland Islands from another country please make sure your iPhone 4S can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4S came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 4S is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands

Can you use the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 4S or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4S, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Falkland Islands 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 America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4S in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector with a Type G power charger to recharge the iPhone 4S with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 4S using a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPhone 4S).
  2. First plug the Type G USB power adapter into the Falkland Islands power outlet. The plug supply (technically known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by three vertical slots with shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple 30 pin cord into the USB 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 Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Wikipedia.org page about Falkland Islands
  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