Charging the iPhone 4 in Lithuania

A guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type C USB adapter and recharging the iPhone 4 using a two pinned Type F power plug.

Lithuanian power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This page was specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 4 when you are visiting Lithuania.This page contains simple instructions showing what you'll need to charge the iPhone 4 when you are in Lithuania using their standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When visiting Lithuania from another country check the iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPhone 4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the iPhone 4 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you intend on travelling to a Lithuanian destination such as Vilnius or Kaunas please read the wikipedia.org entry about Lithuania [1] for further details. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Lithuania

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Lithuania?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4 to a Lithuanian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Lithuania?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 4 the best travel power adapter for Lithuania is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets that Lithuanians use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your iPhone 4 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers. By only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging 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 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 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 America visiting Lithuania.
  • 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 gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 power adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Lithuania?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet

A guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type C USB adapter.

  1. To charge the iPhone 4 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] (the USB cable is usually included with the iPhone 4).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall supply, sometimes known as a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly one to four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple connector with a Type F USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple normally supply this USB cable when you purchase your iPhone 4).
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm next to each other and two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes roughly one to four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org entry about Lithuania
  2. Apple - official iPhone 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, costs 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, 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, 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.