How to charge the iPhone from a power outlet in Lithuania

A guide on how to power the iPhone with a Lithuanian power outlet with a USB 30-pin cable and a two pin Type C USB charger and charging the iPhone using a Type F USB adapter.

Lithuanian power outlet

Varying different region codes and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge the iPhone when going abroad.If you are travelling to Lithuania this page has useful instructions showing how to power your iPhone using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Lithuania from another region double check the iPhone can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for a full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Lithuania

Can the iPhone be used in Lithuania?

You can use the iPhone in Lithuania by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone in Lithuania?

If travelling to 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 types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads. If your iPhone can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip to Lithuania or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their 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 smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone, 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 power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Lithuania using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Lithuania. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone in Lithuania?

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

A guide on how to power the iPhone with a Lithuanian power outlet with a USB 30-pin cable and a two pin Type C USB charger.

  1. To power the iPhone from a Lithuanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - this cable is normally included with the iPhone.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The power supply, also known as the Type C power outlet [3], can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple cord into the mains USB charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Lithuanian power outlet

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

Using a USB 30 pin Apple cable with a Type F power adapter to charge your iPhone from a Lithuanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your iPhone using a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to use 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 your iPhone.
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Lithuanian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit and thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging which typically takes around one-four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Lithuanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Lithuanian Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  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, priced at C$15-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, costs C$10-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, estimated cost under C$20.