How to charge your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Jordan

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet using a 30 pin cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter, powering the iPhone 4 using a Type B USB adapter and how to charge the iPhone 4 using a two pinned Type C USB charger

Jordanian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never visited before. When staying in Jordan this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your iPhone 4 by using the standard Type G, B, C, D, F or J 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type G plug outlets will be typically used by a majority of Jordanians. If travelling to Jordan from a different region check your iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the iPhone 4 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Jordan

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Jordan?

You can use the iPhone 4 in Jordan by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than your iPhone 4 and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Jordan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. Jordanians use six different standards of wall outlets (G, B, C, D, F and J) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following 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 supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Jordan using type B US 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. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Jordan?

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet with the 30 pin Apple cable with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 4 using a Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], typically already supplied with your device.
  2. First plug in the Type G USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. The plug supply (technically known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by three vertical slots with shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the 30 pin cord into the USB power 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 Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

Using a USB 30-pin cable with a Type B USB adapter to charge your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 4 using a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPhone 4).
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the slightly longer earth pin. Please be aware power cords used with type B sockets which are rated at 125 volts should not be used so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains adapter 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. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet with the 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 4 from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should usually include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPhone 4.
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the 30 pin cord into the USB power 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 Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type D USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally include the cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the cable into 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. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet using a USB 30 pin cable and a two pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 4 from the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPhone 4).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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 Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the mobile screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type J USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally include this cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Start by taking the Type J USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This squashed hexagon shaped plug supply (technically known as the Type J power outlet [14]) can be identified by 3 holes in a flattened triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the cable into 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. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Jordanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Jordanian entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone 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
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  14. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  15. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet
  16. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters