How to charge your iPhone 5S from a power outlet in Slovenia

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 5S with a Slovenian power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to recharge the iPhone 5S using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Slovenian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 5S when Slovenia.If you're visiting Slovenia this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the iPhone 5S using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Slovenia from a different country make sure the iPhone 5S can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 5S was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend on visiting a Slovenian destination like Ljubljana we also suggest referring to the Slovenian Wiki page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 5S.

Charging the iPhone 5S in Slovenia

Can you use the iPhone 5S in Slovenia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 5S in Slovenia.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone 5S in Slovenia?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Slovenia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Slovenes use (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and 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 model of iPhone 5S can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a flexible power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

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 5S, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Slovenia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features 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 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia.
What is the best power charger for the iPhone 5S in Slovenia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Slovenian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 5S with a Slovenian power outlet with an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 5S using the Slovenian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 5S).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Slovenian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. You can find the Lightning connector on your iPhone 5S situated at the bottom of the iPhone 5S.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is charging taking between one-four hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 5S from a Slovenian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 5S with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge the iPhone 5S from a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone 5S using a Slovenian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPhone 5S.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by two round adjacent holes along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5S under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone 5S will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 5S with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovenia - Slovenian Wiki 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 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters