How to charge the iPad 2 when planning a trip to Lithuania

Using an Apple USB 30-pin cable and a two pinned Type C power charger to recharge the iPad 2 with a Lithuanian power outlet and charging the iPad 2 using a Type F USB adapter.

Lithuanian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This page contains a step by step guide showing what you'll need to power the iPad 2 when you're visiting Lithuania by using their Type F or C Lithuanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power supplies differ depending on which area you are travelling to therefore please read the Europe page for a full list of countries. If you are travelling to Lithuania from a different country please ensure that the iPad 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPad 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the iPad 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Lithuania

Can the iPad 2 be used in Lithuania?

Yes, you can use the iPad 2 in Lithuania by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Lithuania?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad 2 and visiting more than one country the best travel power adapter for Lithuania is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets in Lithuania (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your iPad 2 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your iPad 2 at the airport or on the flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel adapter similar to this online. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from 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 North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Lithuania. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Lithuania?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet

Using a USB 30-pin connector and a Type C power charger to charge the iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad 2 using a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally supply this cable when you buy the iPad 2).
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Lithuanian power outlet. This unearthed power outlet, sometimes called a Europlug, can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is charging, typically taking around 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet

A guide showing you how to recharge your iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using an Apple USB 30-pin cable and a two pinned Type F power charger.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 2 using the Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], typically already supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by two large circular holes 19 mm apart from each other along with two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is powering up, typically taking roughly one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad 2 from a Lithuanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Lithuania Wikipedia web page
  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, 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, 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, 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.