How to charge the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Bosnia

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 with a Bosnian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a double pin Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Bosnian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. When you're going to Bosnia these useful instructions show powering your iPhone 6 using their Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Bosnia from another region please ensure that the iPhone 6 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Bosnia

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Bosnia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 in Bosnia.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 in Bosnia?

If travelling with more than your iPhone 6 and visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Bosnia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Bosnia (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPhone 6 at an airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. 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 destinations:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Bosnia.
  • 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. 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 6 in Bosnia?

Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bosnian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 6 with a Bosnian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a double pin Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 6 using a Bosnian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically include the USB cable with your iPhone 6).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 6 from a Bosnian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bosnian power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge the iPhone 6 from a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from the Bosnian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Bosnian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other and metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking around one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPhone 6 from a Bosnian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina - Bosnia country page on wikipedia.org
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters