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

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Herzegovinian power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable with a Type C power charger and charging the iPhone 4 using a Type F power plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This useful guide shows what you'll need to charge the iPhone 4 when staying in Herzegovina by using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Herzegovina from a different region please ensure the iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in 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 up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Herzegovina

Can you use the iPhone 4 in Herzegovina?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 4 in Herzegovina.

Herzegovina

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Herzegovina?

When travelling with more than your iPhone 4 then the best travel charger for Herzegovina is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Herzegovinians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your iPhone 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Herzegovina. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 4 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

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 4, 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 useful 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Herzegovina using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Herzegovina?

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

Using the 30 pin Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPhone 4 from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 4 using a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your cellphone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is recharging taking roughly 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPhone 4 from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using a 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type F USB adapter to charge the iPhone 4 with a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPhone 4 using a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the cable is usually already supplied with the device).
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The sunken circular plug outlet (known as the Type F power outlet [6]) can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is recharging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Herzegovina Wikipedia 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, costing between $10 to $15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, between $5 to $10.
  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, between $10 to $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.