How to charge your mobile phone from a power outlet in Guadeloupe

Instructions showing how to recharge your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger, charging any mobile phone using a Type D power charger and charging any mobile phone using a Type E power charger

Guadeloupe power outlet

Differing standards and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide was written to assist visitors wanting to charge their mobile phone when they're going abroad.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly how to supply power to your mobile phone when you're in Guadeloupe by using the D, C or E type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Guadeloupe from another country check your mobile phone can accept a 240 volt supply. If the mobile phone was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your mobile phone is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone please visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Guadeloupe

Can the mobile phone be used in Guadeloupe?

You can connect any mobile phone to a Guadeloupe power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Guadeloupe?

If travelling with more than your mobile phone or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Guadeloupe to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Guadeloupians use three different standards of wall outlets (D, C and E) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your model of mobile phone is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guadeloupe

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Guadeloupe 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 America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Guadeloupe. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Guadeloupe?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Guadeloupe power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [2] or Europlug) is recognised by the 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (note that you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone to charge with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Using USB micro Type B connector and a three pin Type D USB adapter to recharge your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet.

  1. To power the mobile phone from the Guadeloupe power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. First plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by 3 round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on the bottom or side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Type E USB adapter to recharge your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your mobile phone from the Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two large circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with one metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port can typically be found either on the bottom or side of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the device is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Guadeloupe power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Guadeloupe Wikipedia page
  2. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, under £10.
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, around £5.
  5. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  6. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, estimated price £5-£10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs £10-£15.