How to charge your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Herzegovina

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet with a USB 30-pin cable with a Type C USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 4S using a two pinned Type F USB plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Complicated region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPhone 4S . These instructions were specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can power the iPhone 4S when they're going to Herzegovina.This page contains step-by-step instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your iPhone 4S when you are visiting Herzegovina by using their Type F or C Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Herzegovina from another country please make sure that your iPhone 4S can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4S came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 4S is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Herzegovina

Can the iPhone 4S be used in Herzegovina?

You can use the iPhone 4S in Herzegovina by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4S in Herzegovina?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Herzegovina is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets that Herzegovinians use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 4S supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4S, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Herzegovina 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Herzegovina.
  • 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 is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 Herzegovina.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 4S in Herzegovina?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Instructions on how to charge the iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet with a USB 30-pin cable with a Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPhone 4S from the Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPhone 4S.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the charging cord into the bottom of the USB power charger 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. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector with a Type F power charger to recharge the iPhone 4S with a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally include the cable with your iPhone 4S).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. This sunken circular plug outlet can be identified by the two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral along with thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains power charger 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. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4S is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Herzegovinian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina - Wikipedia.org page about Herzegovina
  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 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters