How to charge the iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Liberia

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet with an Apple USB 30-pin cable with a three pin Type B USB adapter, powering the iPhone 4 using a two pin Type A USB charger and how to charge the iPhone 4 using a two pinned Type C power plug

Liberian 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 4 when going abroad.If you are travelling to Liberia this page has useful instructions showing how to power your iPhone 4 using the standard Type B, A,C, E or F 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Liberia from another region double check the iPhone 4 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. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Liberia

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Liberia?

You can use the iPhone 4 in Liberia by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Liberia?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 4 and visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for Liberia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. There are five different types of plug sockets that Liberians use (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 4 at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] 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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Liberia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality 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 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

Using the USB 30-pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type A power charger to recharge the iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple typically supply this USB cable when you buy the iPhone 4.
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two thin slots adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple 30 pin cord 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using the USB 30-pin Apple connector and a Type B power charger to charge the iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - the cable is typically included with the iPhone 4.
  2. Begin by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as a Type B power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the 2 slots next to each other where the short twin blades sit with a semicircular hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple 30 pin cord 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to charge your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 4 using a Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should typically include the cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. This unearthed wall outlet can be recognised by the 2 holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the 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. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPhone 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up taking between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet with a USB 30-pin cable and a two pin Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 using a Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple will usually supply this USB cable when you purchase the iPhone 4.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The sunken round wall outlet (called a Type E power outlet [10] or CEE 7/7 outlet) can be recognised by the two holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging and takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using the USB 30-pin Apple connector and a Type F power charger to charge the iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 4 using the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is usually included with your iPhone 4 by Apple).
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple 30 pin cord 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 Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberia - Liberian Wikipedia page
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  11. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  13. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters