Charging the iPhone 4S when planning a trip to Nauru

How to connect a Nauruan power outlet to the iPhone 4S

Nauruan power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 4S when you're visiting abroad.When you're staying in Nauru these useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPhone 4S by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan plug supply. If you are travelling to Nauru from another region make sure that your iPhone 4S can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure that your iPhone 4S is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Nauru

Can you use the iPhone 4S in Nauru?

You can use the iPhone 4S in Nauru by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Nauru?

If you are travelling with more than your iPhone 4S or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Nauru is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs over. If your type of iPhone 4S supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Nauruan trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones with just a single wall outlet.

For those travelling often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Nauru 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Nauru using 3 pin type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Nauru?

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Nauruan power outlet

Using a 30-pin connector with a Type I USB charger to charge your iPhone 4S with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPhone 4S using the Nauruan power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPhone 4S).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the Nauruan power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4S dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 4S.
  4. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 4S screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

  1. - Wikipedia entry about Nauru
  2. - Official iPhone user guide
  3. - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet, between $10 to $15 USD (around £20 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, around $5 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).