How to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying in Jordan

A step by step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector and a Type C power charger, charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Type B power plug

Jordanian power outlet

Differing region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Jordan. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're going abroad.If you're travelling to Jordan the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation using their G, B, C, D, F or J type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, most Jordanians normally use Type G plug outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power sockets vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different regions. If travelling to Jordan from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up. If you plan on staying somewhere such as Amman or Zarqa please read the Jordanian Wiki page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Jordanian power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this particular version of the Kindle Fire by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire 2nd generation update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Jordan

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Jordan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Jordanian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Jordan?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Jordan to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [17]. There are six different standards of power outlets in Jordan (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [17] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [17] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters are supplied 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Jordan 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 is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type G power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 slots containing shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 slots where the blades slide into with a semicircle shaped hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin. Please note that power cords used with type B plugs which are rated at less that 240 V should not be used so we suggest checking first.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The Kindle battery life lasts 8 - 9 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector and a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by 2 adjacent holes.
  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 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 5 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts around 8 to 9 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type D power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The power outlet, technically known as the Type D power outlet [11], can be recognised by the three circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation 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 if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life is 8 - 9 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type F power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This round wall supply, also called a Schuko outlet or Type F power outlet [13], can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  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 2nd generation. On the side of your located to the right of the HDMI connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will show a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the tablet battery life is 8 - 9 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector and a Type J power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type J USB power adapter [16] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type J USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify this hexagon shaped wall supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one 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 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Jordanian Wiki page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201009560&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  14. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  15. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  16. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet
  17. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters