Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Liechtenstein

Instructions showing you how to recharge your iPad Mini 4 with a Liechtenstein power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a two pinned Type C USB adapter and charging the iPad Mini 4 using a Type J USB charger.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning on staying in a new country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the iPad Mini 4 . These instructions have been written to help prepare visitors wanting to power the iPad Mini 4 abroad.If you're travelling to Liechtenstein this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your iPad Mini 4 by using the Type J or C Liechtenstein 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Liechtenstein from a different country ensure that the iPad Mini 4 can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPad Mini 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Liechtenstein

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Liechtenstein?

Yes, you can connect the iPad Mini 4 to a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Liechtenstein?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPad Mini 4 the best international travel charger for Liechtenstein is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Liechtensteiners use two different standards of wall outlets (types J and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your iPad Mini 4 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your iPad Mini 4 at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Liechtenstein we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPad Mini 4, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Liechtenstein and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Liechtenstein.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liechtenstein. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Liechtenstein?

Charging the iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Type C Europlug power charger to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad Mini 4 using a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically include the cable when you buy the iPad Mini 4.
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. The power supply (sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging which takes around 1-4.5 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a three pin Type J USB charger to recharge the iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPad Mini 4 using a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need to buy a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should normally include this cable when you buy the iPad Mini 4.
  2. Plug the Type J USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the squashed hexagon shaped power outlet by three large holes in a flattened triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is recharging, typically taking roughly one-five and a half hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Liechtenstein Wikipedia web page
  2. Apple - iPad Mini 4 user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  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, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type J power outlet
  7. Type J USB power adapter - Type J USB chargers have three rounded pins placed in a flattened triangular pattern with the top pin acting as an earth, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).