Charging any mobile phone when staying in Slovenia

A guide showing how to recharge any mobile phone from a Slovenian power outlet using Type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging any mobile phone using a double pinned Type F power adapter.

Slovenian power outlet

Different frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the mobile phone . These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your mobile phone when you are travelling to Slovenia.The following instructions will show you exactly what you'll need to charge the mobile phone when you're in Slovenia using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Slovenia from a different region ensure that the mobile phone can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check your mobile phone is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This how-to guide is for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For all the latest phones visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Slovenia

Can the mobile phone be used in Slovenia?

Yes, you can use any mobile phone in Slovenia.

What is the best travel charger for any mobile phone in Slovenia?

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than your mobile phone the best international travel charger for Slovenia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets that Slovenes use (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of mobile phone supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage as well as being suitable for charging your mobile phone at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single plug socket.

If you travel to Slovenia we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Slovenia using 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 originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for any mobile phone in Slovenia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Slovenian power outlet

Using Type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter to power any mobile phone with a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your mobile phone using the Slovenian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply can be recognised by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (please note that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone to charge with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on the side or bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a Slovenian power outlet

Powering any mobile phone with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide showing how to recharge any mobile phone from a Slovenian power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the mobile phone from a Slovenian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the Slovenian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (note that you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone for charging with any USB adapter).
  4. The USB charging port is typically located either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile.
  5. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone will indicate that the phone is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will take.
Powering any mobile phone with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Slovenian Wiki page
  2. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced £5-£10.
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, costs £5-£10.
  5. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  6. 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, around £15.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under £15.