How to charge your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Greenland

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type C USB adapter, how to recharge the iPhone 4 using a two pin Type E USB adapter and powering the iPhone 4 using a 2 pinned Type F USB adapter

Greenlandic power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. If you're visiting Greenland this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the iPhone 4 using their E, C, F or K type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, you'll discover most Greenlanders will normally use Type E sockets in their power outlets. Most power supplies will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power connections list for a full list showing regions. If visiting Greenland from a different region check your iPhone 4 can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Greenland

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Greenland?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 4 in Greenland.

Greenland

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4 in Greenland?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Greenland to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are four types of plug sockets that Greenlanders use (types E, C, F and K) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPhone 4 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 4 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Greenland

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Greenland 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Greenland.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 Greenland. [12]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4 in Greenland?

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 4 using a Greenlandic power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is usually already supplied with the iPhone 4 by Apple).
  2. First insert the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  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 Greenlandic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking between one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

A page on how to recharge the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 4 using a Greenlandic power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with your device).
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two large circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other and one metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the charging cord into 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. Turn on the Greenlandic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Greenlandic power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4 from the Greenlandic power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 4.
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two round holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB 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 Greenlandic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Greenlandic power outlet

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type K power charger.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 4 using a Greenlandic power outlet you will need a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the cable is usually already supplied with the device).
  2. Plug in the Type K USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (sometimes called a Type K power outlet [10]) looks like 3 holes in an inverted triangle shape with the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Greenlandic power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the cell screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up which should take roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Greenlandic power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia page about Greenland
  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, priced between $5 to $10.
  6. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  7. 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, under $15.
  8. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  9. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price between $10 to $15.
  10. iec.ch - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - There are three pins on a Type K USB charger comprising of two large rounded pins and a bottom semi-circular grounding pin, between $10 to $15.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20.