How to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in East Timor

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 with an East Timor power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger, powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a double pin Type E USB adapter

East Timor power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 when abroad.When travelling to East Timor this page has useful instructions showing you how to supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 using their Type E, C, F or I East Timor 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to East Timor from another region please ensure that the Samsung Galaxy S4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you plan to visit an East Timor destination like Dili we suggest referring to the East Timor entry on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth details on visiting the area.

Refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more details on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones from the Samsung Galaxy range which can connect to the East Timor power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in East Timor

Can the Samsung Galaxy S4 be used in East Timor?

You can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to an East Timor power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in East Timor?

When travelling with more than your Samsung Galaxy S4 then the best international travel charger for East Timor is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. East Timorese use four different standards of wall outlets (E, C, F and I) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers for your East Timor trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both East Timor and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to East Timor.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 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 more 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 East Timor.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in East Timor?

Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 using an East Timor power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the East Timor power outlet. This unearthed wall supply (sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3]) can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB Micro connector on the bottom of the Samsung found below the Home button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 display will display a charge icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy whilst charging it may take longer to fully recharge the battery.
Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type E USB adapter to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB Micro connector on the base of the Samsung Galaxy S4 located below the Home button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will show a charge icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy whilst charging it may take longer to completely recharge the battery.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Samsung Galaxy S4 with an East Timor power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. To power your Samsung Galaxy S4 from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You will find the USB jack on the base of the Samsung situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will display a charging icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile while charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor entry on Wikipedia
  2. http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201304/20130430133529298/GT-I9505_UM_EU_Jellybean_Eng_Rev.1.1_130426.pdf - Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  5. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  9. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  10. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters