Charging your iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Seychelles

How to connect a Seychellois power outlet to the iPad Mini 4

Seychellois power outlet

If organizing a trip it can often be helpful to know in advance if you can use any vital devices like mobiles and laptops when you get there. However by not knowing which power socket to expect you are likely to bring the wrong power charger, thereby leaving you needing to buy or borrow a potentially expensive charger on arrival. Various combinations of standards and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the iPad Mini 4 . If you are visiting Seychelles the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPad Mini 4 using the 240 volt 50Hz G Type Seychellois power outlet, the Seychellois will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. You will discover that power changes from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Seychelles from another country please check the iPad Mini 4 can accept a 240v supply. If the iPad Mini 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your iPad Mini 4 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you intend on taking a trip to a Seychellois destination such as Victoria we recommend referring to the Seychelles Wikipedia page [1] for more details. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Seychelles

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Seychelles?

You can connect the iPad Mini 4 to a Seychellois power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Seychelles?

When travelling with more than just your iPad Mini 4 or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Seychelles is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your iPad Mini 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPad Mini 4 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad Mini 4, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Seychelles using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Seychelles.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Seychelles?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Seychellois power outlet

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a Type G USB charger to power the iPad Mini 4 from a Seychellois power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 4 from the Seychellois power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Seychellois power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three vertical holes containing shutters forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging taking around one-five and a half hours to recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Seychellois power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - Seychelles Wikipedia page
  2. https://help.apple.com/ipad/9/ - iPad Mini 4 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters