How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Bahrain

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Bahraini power outlet with Micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

Bahraini power outlet

Differing region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you are travelling abroad.This guide shows what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Bahrain by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Bahrainis will use 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When visiting Bahrain from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading when powering up. If you plan on visiting a city such as Manama or Riffa refer to the Wikipedia entry about Bahrain [1] for further information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Bahrain

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Bahrain?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Bahrain.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Bahrain?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Bahrain is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bahrain 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 power converter for travellers originating from America going to Bahrain using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost 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 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 Bahrain.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Bahrain?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Bahraini power outlet with Micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Bahraini power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 3 slots in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD 7" situated next to the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Fire lasts around 7 to 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Wikipedia entry about Bahrain
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  6. 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
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters