Charging your iPhone 4S from a power outlet in Montenegro

Using the USB 30-pin Apple cable with a two pinned Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S with a Montenegrin power outlet and charging the iPhone 4S using a two pinned Type F power adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different 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 buy in advance to charge your iPhone 4S . This page was written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 4S when you're in travelling to Montenegro.The following instructions will show how to charge your iPhone 4S when staying in Montenegro using their standard F or C type Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will find most power sources vary from country to country therefore we recommend reading our Wikiconnections world power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing powering devices in different regions and countries. When visiting Montenegro from another country make sure the iPhone 4S can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in 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 transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4S.

Charging the iPhone 4S in Montenegro

Can you use the iPhone 4S in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPhone 4S to a Montenegrin power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 4S in Montenegro?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your iPhone 4S the best international travel charger for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Montenegro (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 4S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 4S at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling to Montenegro we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Montenegro and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Montenegro using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 4S in Montenegro?

Charging the iPhone 4S from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using the USB 30-pin Apple cable with a two pinned Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone 4S with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 4S from a Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple usually include the cable when you buy your iPhone 4S).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB mains 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 Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the cellphone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging the iPhone 4S from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type F USB adapter to power the iPhone 4S with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 4S from a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], this USB cable is usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two large round adjacent holes, plus two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains 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. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around one-four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4S from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegrin Wikipedia web page
  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