Charging your iPhone 3GS from a power outlet in Montenegro

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge the iPhone 3GS from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a USB 30 pin connector and a Type C USB charger and recharging the iPhone 3GS using a Type F USB plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Different combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page contains useful instructions which shows how to power your iPhone 3GS in Montenegro by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover that power changes regionally therefore please read the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Montenegro from another country double check the iPhone 3GS can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPhone 3GS is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 6 or greater on the iPhone 3GS.

Charging the iPhone 3GS in Montenegro

Can you use the iPhone 3GS in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPhone 3GS to a Montenegrin power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 3GS in Montenegro?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your iPhone 3GS the best international travel charger for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Montenegro (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPhone 3GS can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 3GS at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling to Montenegro we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting 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 for visitors of counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Montenegro 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Montenegro using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 3GS in Montenegro?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 3GS from a Montenegrin power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge the iPhone 3GS from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a USB 30 pin connector and a Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 3GS using the Montenegrin power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually already included with the device.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cellphone will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 3GS from a Montenegrin power outlet

Powering the iPhone 3GS with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Learn how to charge your iPhone 3GS from a Montenegrin power outlet with a 30-pin connector with a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. To power the iPhone 3GS using the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (usually already included with the iPhone 3GS).
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. The sunken round plug supply can be recognised by the two circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral and a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS dock connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 3GS.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 3GS screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone 3GS is charging which takes between 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 3GS with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegrin Wikipedia page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/0/MA616/en_US/iPhone_iOS3.1_User_Guide.pdf - Official iPhone 3GS user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters