How to charge the iPhone 4 from a power outlet in Slovenia

Instructions showing how to charge the iPhone 4 with a Slovenian power outlet by using an Apple 30 pin cable with a 2 pinned Type C power charger and how to charge the iPhone 4 using a Type F power charger.

Slovenian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPhone 4 in Slovenia. These guidelines have been written to assist travellers wanting to charge the iPhone 4 when abroad.When going to Slovenia the following instructions show charging your iPhone 4 using the standard types F or C Slovenian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power supplies vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing countries. If travelling to Slovenia from another country please check that your iPhone 4 can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the iPhone 4 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 4.

Charging the iPhone 4 in Slovenia

Can the iPhone 4 be used in Slovenia?

You can connect the iPhone 4 to a Slovenian power outlet.

Slovenia

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Slovenia?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPhone 4 then the best international travel charger for Slovenia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Slovenians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your iPhone 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Slovenia. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPhone 4 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPhone 4, however 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 can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Slovenia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [8]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPhone 4 in Slovenia?

Powering the iPhone 4 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a 30 pin Apple connector and a two pin Type C USB adapter to charge the iPhone 4 with a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone 4 using a Slovenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with the device).
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian 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.
Powering the iPhone 4 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Slovenian power outlet

Using the 30 pin Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type F USB charger to power your iPhone 4 from a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPhone 4 using a Slovenian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPhone 4).
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Slovenian power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple cable into the power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone 4.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPhone will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 4 is charging which should take around 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 4 from a Slovenian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Slovenian Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPhone 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, £10-£15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, £5-£10.
  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, priced £15-£20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.