How to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a power outlet in Montenegro

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Montenegrin power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB charger and powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a 2 pinned Type F power charger.

Montenegrin power outlet

Complicated region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 when Montenegro.This page contains step-by-step instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 when you're in Montenegro by using their F or C type Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Montenegro from another country please make sure your Samsung Galaxy S4 can be used with a 240v supply. If the Samsung Galaxy S4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check your Samsung Galaxy S4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

Refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for further details on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones by Samsung which can connect to the Montenegrin power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Montenegro

Can you use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Montenegro?

Yes, you can use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Montenegro by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Montenegro?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Montenegrins use (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your model of Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Montenegro or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, however for those 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 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 Montenegro 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power charger for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in Montenegro?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Montenegrin power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 from the Montenegrin power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You will find the USB jack on the base of the Samsung Galaxy situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will show a charge icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the mobile while charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using Type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 using a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB Micro connector on the bottom of the Samsung Galaxy S4 located below the Home button.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will display a charging icon with dots underneath to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy whilst charging it may take longer to completely recharge the battery.
Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegrin entry on wikipedia.org
  2. http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201304/20130430133529298/GT-I9505_UM_EU_Jellybean_Eng_Rev.1.1_130426.pdf - Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual
  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 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  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