How to charge your iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Nevis

Instructions on how to power your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type B USB charger, recharging the iPad Mini 4 using a 3 pinned Type G USB charger and recharging the iPad Mini 4 using a two pinned Type A USB charger

Nevis power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning to stay in a different country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 4 when you're travelling abroad.The following step by step instructions tells you exactly how to power your iPad Mini 4 when you're in Nevis by using their G, A, B or D type 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Nevis from a different country make sure that the iPad Mini 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPad Mini 4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis?

Yes, you can use the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis by using the correct power convertor.

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What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis?

If travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Nevis to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Nevisian use four different standards of wall outlets (G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPad Mini 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

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 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 supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 Nevis.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Nevis. [12]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Nevis?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Using a USB Lightning connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to charge your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad Mini 4 from the Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple normally include this cable with your iPad Mini 4).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking around 60-300 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a double pin Type A USB adapter to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPad Mini 4 using a Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], normally included with the iPad Mini 4 by Apple.
  2. Insert the Type A USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug supply, sometimes called a Type A power outlet [6], is identified by two slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is charging which takes around 60-300 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions on how to power your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to power the iPad Mini 4 using a Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will normally include the USB cable when you first purchase the iPad Mini 4.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug supply, sometimes called a Type B power outlet [8], is identified by two slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning charging cable into the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is recharging taking roughly one to five and a half hours to recharge.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet with a Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPad Mini 4).
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, technically known as a Type D power outlet [10], can be recognised by the three round holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging and takes between 1 - 4.5 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Nevis power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Nevis
  2. Apple - iPad Mini 4 user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, estimated price under $15.
  5. USB to Apple Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port, costing between $15 to $20.
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, priced around $10.
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, estimated price 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, priced under $15.