Charging your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4 with an Uzbekistani power outlet and charging the iPhone 4 using a three pin Type I power plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying complicated standards and sockets can all lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the iPhone 4 . These guidelines were specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge their iPhone 4 when visiting abroad.This page contains a guide telling you how to charge your iPhone 4 when staying in Uzbekistan using their standard I or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover that power changes from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Uzbekistan from another country double check the iPhone 4 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your iPhone 4 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Uzbekistan

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Uzbekistan?

You can connect the iPhone 4 to an Uzbekistani power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

Uzbekistan

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 4 in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your iPhone 4 then the best international travel adapter for Uzbekistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Uzbekistan (I and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your iPhone 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Uzbekistan.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone 4 in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type C USB adapter to power the iPhone 4 with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually included with the device.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Uzbekistani power outlet. This ungrounded power outlet (sometimes known as a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the cord 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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type I USB adapter to power the iPhone 4 with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually already included with the iPhone 4.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type I USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called the Type I power outlet [6], can be identified by the 3 thin slots forming an upside-down triangular shape with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Uzbekistan country wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $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, around $5.
  6. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  7. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, priced between $10 to $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around $15.