Charging the iPhone 5C from a power outlet in Bosnia

Using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your iPhone 5C with a Bosnian power outlet and powering the iPhone 5C using a Type F Schuko power plug.

Bosnian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to assist people wanting to power their iPhone 5C abroad.If planning a trip to Bosnia the following useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 5C by using their standard F or C type Bosnian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Bosnia from another country check that the iPhone 5C can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone 5C is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise 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 5C.

Charging the iPhone 5C in Bosnia

Can you use the iPhone 5C in Bosnia?

You can use the iPhone 5C in Bosnia.

Bosnia

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5C in Bosnia?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your iPhone 5C then the best travel adapter for Bosnia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Bosnia (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPhone 5C supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Bosnian trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your iPhone 5C at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 5C, but for visitors also wishing 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 when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bosnia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [8]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 5C in Bosnia?

Charging the iPhone 5C from a Bosnian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using the USB Lightning Apple cable with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your iPhone 5C with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 5C using the 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 this USB cable with the iPhone 5C).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Bosnian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 5C screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone 5C from a Bosnian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bosnian power outlet

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 5C with a Bosnian power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 5C from a Bosnian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple usually include this USB cable with the iPhone 5C.
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Bosnian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 5C under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone 5C screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 5C is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 5C from a Bosnian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bosnian Wikipedia web page
  2. Apple - official iPhone user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15.
  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, priced at around $15.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price under $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs between $15 to $20.