Charging the iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Anguilla

How to connect an Anguillan power outlet to the iPhone 4

Anguillan power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your iPhone 4 . These guidelines were specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge their iPhone 4 abroad.When you are visiting Anguilla the following useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 4 by using a 110 volt 60Hz Type A plug outlet, with the Anguillans using NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for power outlets. You'll find that power supplies will vary regionally therefore we suggest reading the Wikiconnections world power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing powering devices in different regions and countries. If the iPhone 4 does not power up or charges slowly when visiting Anguilla from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which come from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, check the device is dual voltage (normally indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Anguilla

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Anguilla?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4 to an Anguillan power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your iPhone 4 or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Anguilla is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPhone 4 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPhone 4 at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Anguilla 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 North America visiting Anguilla 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 much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 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 Anguilla.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Anguilla?

Charging the iPhone 4 from an Anguillan power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions on how to power the iPhone 4 from an Anguillan power outlet using an Apple USB 30 pin cable and a Type A USB adapter.

  1. To charge your iPhone 4 using the Anguillan power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should normally supply this USB cable with the iPhone 4.
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the 2 thin slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the cable into the bottom of the power adapter 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 Anguillan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPhone 4 from an Anguillan power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla - wikipedia entry about Anguilla
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, around £10.
  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 £3-£4.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at £15-£20.