Charging your iPad 4 from a power outlet in Indonesia

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet with the Apple Lightning connector and a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter, charging the iPad 4 using a three pin Type G power adapter and how to power the iPad 4 using a 2 pin Type F Schuko power adapter

Indonesian power outlet

Different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge the iPad 4 . This guide has been written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge their iPad 4 when staying abroad.This page contains a simple guide showing you how to supply power to the iPad 4 when you are visiting Indonesia using the Type G, C or F Indonesian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, most Indonesians typically use Type G power outlets. If visiting Indonesia from a different country please double check the iPad 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Indonesia

Can the iPad 4 be used in Indonesia?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 4 to an Indonesian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPad 4 in Indonesia?

If you are travelling with more than your iPad 4 the best international travel charger for Indonesia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Indonesians use three different types of power outlets (types G, C and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPad 4 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Indonesian trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your iPad 4 at the airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Indonesia.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Indonesia.
What is the best power adapter for the iPad 4 in Indonesia?

Charging the iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Learn how to recharge the iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type G USB charger.

  1. To charge the iPad 4 from the Indonesian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPad 4).
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall supply (sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 4 is powering up taking roughly one-four hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet with the Apple Lightning connector and a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. To charge the iPad 4 from the Indonesian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply this USB cable when you buy the iPad 4).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 4 is powering up and takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power the iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 4 using an Indonesian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Indonesian power outlet. This sunken circular wall outlet, also known as the Type F power outlet [8], can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral pins go and a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging, typically taking between 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad 4 from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - Indonesian Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad 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 Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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