Charging the iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Lithuania

A guide showing how to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to charge the iPad Mini 4 using a Type F Schuko power plug.

Lithuanian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. If you're travelling to Lithuania these useful instructions show how to power your iPad Mini 4 by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Lithuania from a different region please double check your iPad Mini 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPad Mini 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that 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. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Lithuania

Can the iPad Mini 4 be used in Lithuania?

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

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

When travelling with more than just your iPad Mini 4 or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Lithuania is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets in Lithuania (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your type of iPad Mini 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your Lithuanian trip. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPad Mini 4 at an 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 using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Lithuania we suggest buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Lithuania and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Lithuania using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from 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 Lithuania. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Lithuania?

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A guide showing how to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet by using a USB Lightning connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the iPad Mini 4 using a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already included with the iPad Mini 4).
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is charging, typically taking between one to five and a half hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet

Instructions showing how to power the iPad Mini 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 4 from the Lithuanian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually included with the device.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Lithuanian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral along with a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple USB power cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-300 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Lithuanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Lithuanian 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, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 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 (£15-£20 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-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).