Charging your iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Slovenia

A guide showing how to charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Slovenian power outlet by using a USB Lightning connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging the iPad Mini 4 using a Type F USB charger.

Slovenian power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and voltages can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country if you've never visited before. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad Mini 4 when you're in staying in Slovenia.If travelling to Slovenia the following instructions show how to power your iPad Mini 4 by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sockets will change depending on which region you travelling to so please read our WikiConnections global power sockets list where you'll find a full list showing regions and countries. When visiting Slovenia from another country make sure that the iPad Mini 4 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 iPad Mini 4 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Slovenia

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Slovenia?

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

Slovenia

What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 4 in Slovenia?

If you are travelling with more than your iPad Mini 4 and visiting multiple countries 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 wall outlets in Slovenia (F and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your iPad Mini 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your iPad Mini 4 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad Mini 4, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 going to Slovenia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [8]
What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 4 in Slovenia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Slovenian power outlet

Instructions showing how to power your iPad Mini 4 with a Slovenian power outlet with a Lightning Apple cable and a Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 4 from the Slovenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Slovenian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Lightning cord into the bottom of the power adapter 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. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is powering up which typically takes between 1 to 4.5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a Slovenian power outlet

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPad Mini 4 with a Slovenian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple cable with a double pinned Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the iPad Mini 4 using a Slovenian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the USB cable is typically supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Slovenian power outlet. The circular plug supply can be identified by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB charging cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is charging which takes between one to five and a half hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Slovenian 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, estimated price around £10.
  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, around £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, around £15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.