How to charge your iPhone from a power outlet in Montenegro

A page on how to recharge the iPhone with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB charger and recharging the iPhone using a 2 pinned Type F USB plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your iPhone in Montenegro. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone abroad.This page has instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPhone when you are in Montenegro by using the standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sources vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If you are travelling to Montenegro from a different country check that the iPhone can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the iPhone is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

This page details the iPhone 1st generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Montenegro

Can you use the iPhone in Montenegro?

Yes, you can use the iPhone in Montenegro by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Montenegro?

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your iPhone the best travel adapter for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Montenegrins use two different standards of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Montenegro. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Montenegro using 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 America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for the iPhone in Montenegro?

Powering the iPhone with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge the iPhone from a Montenegrin power outlet with the 30 pin Apple cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge your iPhone using a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - the cable is usually already included with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is charging taking between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPhone with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A guide on how to power your iPhone with a Montenegrin power outlet by using an Apple 30 pin connector and a two pinned Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone from a Montenegrin 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 included with your device by Apple).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. The round wall outlet (sometimes known as the Type F power outlet [6] or Schuko outlet) can be recognised by the two large round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the 30 pin cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your cell will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Montenegro
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  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 under $10.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, around $5.
  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, priced 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, between $15 to $20.