Charging your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

How to connect a Solomon Islands power outlet to the iPhone 4S

Solomon Islands power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to charge the iPhone 4S . This page contains step-by-step instructions showing how to power your iPhone 4S when visiting Solomon Islands using the standard G or I type Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power will change depending on which region you are in so we recommend reading the power supplies and Oceania page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Solomon Islands from another country check that the iPhone 4S can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the iPhone 4S is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Solomon Islands

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Solomon Islands?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4S to a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Solomon Islands?

If travelling with more than just your iPhone 4S and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Solomon Islands (types G and I) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of iPhone 4S is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. 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 4S at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you’re not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Solomon Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4S in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Solomon Islands power outlet

Using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type G USB adapter to power the iPhone 4S with a Solomon Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 4S from the Solomon Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple typically supply the cable when you buy the iPhone 4S).
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Solomon Islands power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three vertical holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4S dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 4S.
  4. Switch on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging, typically taking roughly one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity. [AD]
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Solomon Islands
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters.