How to charge the iPad from a power outlet in Lithuania

Using a USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type C power charger to recharge the iPad with a Lithuanian power outlet and how to recharge the iPad using a 2 pinned Type F power plug.

Lithuanian power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines have been written to prepare people wanting to power the iPad when they are travelling to Lithuania.If going to Lithuania this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your iPad by using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Lithuania from another region check your iPad 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. This page details the original iPad first generation, visit the Apple category page for the latest range of Apple iPads. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 5 or greater on the iPad.

Charging the iPad in Lithuania

Can you use the iPad in Lithuania?

Yes, you can use the iPad in Lithuania by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad in Lithuania?

When you are travelling with more than your iPad and visiting more than one country then the best international travel charger for Lithuania is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Lithuanians use two different standards of plug sockets (F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. 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 plugs. If your model of iPad supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) 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 means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your iPad at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Lithuania 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Lithuania using 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 from America using type B plugs. This offers practically 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 Lithuania. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad in Lithuania?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to charge the iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad using a Lithuanian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should usually include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPad.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by the 2 holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking around one-four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type F power adapter to charge the iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Lithuanian power outlet. This round plug outlet can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking around one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad from a Lithuanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Lithuania
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated cost under C$20.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, estimated price under C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced under C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.