Charging your iPhone 6 Plus from a power outlet in Slovenia

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Slovenian power outlet and how to charge the iPhone 6 Plus using a 2 pin Type F Schuko power adapter.

Slovenian power outlet

Different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country especially for the first time traveller. When you are visiting Slovenia the following useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 Plus by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If visiting Slovenia from a different country please double check your iPhone 6 Plus can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 Plus was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your iPhone 6 Plus is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Charging the iPhone 6 Plus in Slovenia

Can you use the iPhone 6 Plus in Slovenia?

You can use the iPhone 6 Plus in Slovenia.

Slovenia

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Slovenia?

When you are travelling with more than your iPhone 6 Plus then the best travel charger for Slovenia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Slovenes use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your iPhone 6 Plus is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign 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 iPhone 6 Plus, but for those also wishing 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 supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Slovenia using 3 pin 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 much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [8]
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 Plus in Slovenia?

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

Using the Apple USB Lightning connector with a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power your iPhone 6 Plus with a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. To power your iPhone 6 Plus using the Slovenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], normally already included with the iPhone 6 Plus.
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Slovenian power outlet. This ungrounded plug supply is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector is situated at bottom of your iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your phone will display a charge icon to indicate that the mobile is recharging, typically taking between 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPhone 6 Plus 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 6 Plus from a Slovenian power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to power the iPhone 6 Plus with a Slovenian power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning connector with a two pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPhone 6 Plus from a Slovenian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally include this USB cable with the iPhone 6 Plus).
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. This recessed round plug outlet (sometimes called the Type F power outlet [6] or Schuko plug) can be recognised by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 Plus under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPhone 6 Plus screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPhone 6 Plus is powering up and takes roughly one-four hours to recharge.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 Plus from a Slovenian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Slovenia entry on wikipedia
  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, costs £10-£15.
  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, £15-£20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at £10-£15.