How to charge your iPhone from a power outlet in Grenada

Using the Apple 30 pin cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPhone with a Grenadian power outlet.

Grenadian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPhone in Grenada. These instructions have been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone when you're in Grenada.If you are visiting Grenada the following useful instructions show charging your iPhone by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, the Grenadians will use 13 amp plugs for charging. If travelling to Grenada from another country please make sure that your iPhone can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Grenada

Can the iPhone be used in Grenada?

You can connect the iPhone to a Grenadian power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone in Grenada?

When travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Grenada to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your iPhone at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Grenada and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Grenada using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Grenada. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone in Grenada?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Grenadian power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your iPhone from a Grenadian power outlet using a USB 30 pin cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone from the Grenadian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple normally include this cable with your iPhone).
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Grenadian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the cable into the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Grenadian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Grenada Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, priced between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, priced at between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  6. 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 (around £10 GBP / under C$20).