How to charge the iPhone 6 Plus when planning a trip to Bosnia

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bosnian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type C power adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 Plus using a two pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Bosnian power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPhone 6 Plus abroad.If you are travelling to Bosnia these instructions show how to power the iPhone 6 Plus using their standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power supplies will vary from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power supplies list where you'll find a complete list showing charging devices in different destinations. When you are visiting Bosnia from a different region please ensure that the iPhone 6 Plus can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your iPhone 6 Plus is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Bosnia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Bosnia?

Yes, you can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Bosnia.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Bosnia?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus and visiting more than one country then the best travel adapter for Bosnia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Bosnians use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like 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 will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of iPhone 6 Plus can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Bosnian trip. Only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

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 6 Plus, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bosnia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Bosnia using type B 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 gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPhone 6 Plus in Bosnia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Bosnian power outlet

A guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bosnian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the iPhone 6 Plus from a Bosnian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple typically supply this USB cable when you buy the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Bosnian power outlet. This power outlet is recognised by the 2 holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus found at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging taking around 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Bosnian power outlet

Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide showing how to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Bosnian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPhone 6 Plus from the Bosnian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply the USB cable when you first purchase your iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the Bosnian power outlet. The recessed round wall supply can be identified by the two large round adjacent holes, plus a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Lightning charging cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the cellphone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Bosnia 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, around $10 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, between $15 to $20 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).