How to charge the iPad Mini 4 when staying in Montenegro

Using a USB Lightning cable with a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge the iPad Mini 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet and charging the iPad Mini 4 using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their iPad Mini 4 abroad.When you're visiting Montenegro the following instructions show charging your iPad Mini 4 using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sources will change depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections global power connections list for a full list showing regions and countries. If travelling to Montenegro from another country please ensure that the iPad Mini 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPad Mini 4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the iPad Mini 4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Montenegro

Can the iPad Mini 4 be used in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPad Mini 4 to a Montenegrin power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Montenegro?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad Mini 4 or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of power outlets in Montenegro (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs. If your iPad Mini 4 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers for your Montenegrin trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your iPad Mini 4 at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using just a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but 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 is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Montenegro using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Montenegro?

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

Using a USB Lightning cable with a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge the iPad Mini 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPad Mini 4 from the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically supply this USB cable with your iPad Mini 4.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this power supply by two round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which should take roughly one-five and a half hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

A page on how to power your iPad Mini 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet with the Lightning Apple connector and a Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to power your iPad Mini 4 using a Montenegrin power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include the USB cable with your iPad Mini 4.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Montenegrin power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet, sometimes known as the Schuko plug, can be recognised by the two 4.8mm round adjacent holes and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which should take roughly one to five and a half hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Montenegrin Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - iPad Mini 4 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 (£15-£20 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, priced at between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).