Charging your iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Montenegro

A page showing how to charge your iPhone 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet with the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a 2 pin Type C power adapter and how to power the iPhone 4 using a Type F USB plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your iPhone 4 . This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 4 when staying in Montenegro.If you're planning a holiday to Montenegro the following useful instructions show how to charge your iPhone 4 by using their standard F or C type Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Montenegro from a different region ensure that your iPhone 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating 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 Montenegro

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Montenegro?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 4 to a Montenegrin power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Montenegro?

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

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying this type of versatile 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 Montenegro

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 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 or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Montenegro.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPhone 4 in Montenegro?

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

  1. To power your iPhone 4 using the Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple usually include this cable with the iPhone 4.
  2. First you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. The power supply is identified by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the mains power adapter 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 Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging which typically takes roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using the USB 30-pin Apple cable and a Type F USB charger to charge your iPhone 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPhone 4 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] (typically already included with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the Montenegrin power outlet. This recessed round plug supply can be recognised by two round adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins sit along with a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB 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 Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPhone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Montenegro
  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, 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, 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, between $15 to $20.