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

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPhone 4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type C USB charger, powering the iPhone 4 using a 3 pinned Type D USB charger and how to recharge the iPhone 4 using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Guadeloupe power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This page has been written to assist travellers wanting to charge their iPhone 4 when going to Guadeloupe.When staying in Guadeloupe these useful instructions show powering your iPhone 4 using their standard types D, C or E Guadeloupe 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Guadeloupe from another country please make sure your iPhone 4 can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the iPhone 4 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter 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 Guadeloupe

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Guadeloupe?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 4 in Guadeloupe.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 4 in Guadeloupe?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Guadeloupe to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Guadeloupians use three different types of plug sockets (D, C and E) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your type of iPhone 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guadeloupe 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Guadeloupe.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Guadeloupe. [10] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 4 in Guadeloupe?

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

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

  1. In order to power your iPhone 4 using a Guadeloupe 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).
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect 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 Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging and takes between one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

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

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 4 from the Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple typically supply this cable when you first purchase your iPhone 4.
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three round holes forming a triangular pattern.
  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 Guadeloupe 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 takes roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet

Charging the iPhone 4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPhone 4 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 4 using a Guadeloupe power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple normally include this cable when you first purchase the iPhone 4).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Guadeloupe power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cord into the 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. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Charging the iPhone 4 from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Guadeloupe Wiki 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, priced at 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, costs between $5 to $10.
  6. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, between $10 to $15.
  8. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  9. 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, between $10 to $15.
  10. 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.