How to charge the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Montenegro

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a double pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge the iPhone 6 using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPhone 6 abroad.If you are visiting Montenegro this page contains instructions showing how to power the iPhone 6 using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sources change from country to country therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing regions. If you are travelling to Montenegro from a different country check your iPhone 6 can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPhone 6 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Montenegro

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPhone 6 to a Montenegrin power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Montenegro?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 then the best travel charger for Montenegro is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Montenegrins use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPhone 6 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip to Montenegro. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 6, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 6 in Montenegro?

Powering the iPhone 6 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your iPhone 6 from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a double pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 using a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple normally include the cable when you first purchase the iPhone 6.
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone 6 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone is charging, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPhone 6 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 6 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge the iPhone 6 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To power your iPhone 6 from the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (normally included with the iPhone 6 by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. You can find the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 situated at the bottom of your iPhone 6.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your phone screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegro Wikipedia page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone 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 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
  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