How to charge your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

How to connect a Solomon Islands power outlet to the iPhone 4

Solomon Islands power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to stop visitors worrying if they can power their iPhone 4 when they are visiting Solomon Islands.This useful guide shows how to power the iPhone 4 when going to Solomon Islands by using the G or I type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power sources change depending on which area you travelling to therefore please read the WikiConnections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If you are travelling to Solomon Islands from a different country double check your iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 4 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Solomon Islands

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Solomon Islands?

You can connect the iPhone 4 to a Solomon Islands power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Solomon Islands?

If travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different standards of plug sockets (G and I) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPhone 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge 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 crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands 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 Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Solomon Islands power outlet

Using an Apple 30 pin connector and a Type G USB adapter to charge the iPhone 4 from a Solomon Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from the Solomon Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple typically supply this cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Start by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular slots in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Switch on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is charging which takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  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 around £15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, estimated cost £5-£10.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.