How to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Bahrain

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never been there before. This guide was written to assist people wanting to power the iPad Mini 4 when visiting abroad.These step by step instructions tells you what you'll need to charge the iPad Mini 4 when visiting Bahrain by using the 230 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the Bahrainis using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. If travelling to Bahrain from another country check your iPad Mini 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Bahrain

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Bahrain?

Yes, you can use the iPad Mini 4 in Bahrain.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 4 in Bahrain?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Bahrain is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPad Mini 4 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

This will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter of this nature at an electronics retailer, the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

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 iPad Mini 4, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Bahrain.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 4 in Bahrain?

Charging the iPad Mini 4 from a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Bahraini power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad Mini 4 using a Bahraini power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad Mini 4).
  2. First plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Bahraini power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad Mini 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between one to five and a half hours to recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPad Mini 4 from a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://help.apple.com/ipad/9/ - iPad Mini 4 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, C$15-C$20.
  5. USB to Apple Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port, C$130-C$140.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing under C$20.