How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Jordan

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a three pinned Type B USB charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger

Jordanian power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when visiting abroad.This page has instructions showing you exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are in Jordan by using the standard Type G, B, C, D, F or J 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, you will discover most Jordanians will use Type G wall outlets. When you are visiting Jordan from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Jordanian power outlet to the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this Kindle version by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 8.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your tablet. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Jordan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Jordan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Jordanian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Jordan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Jordan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [17]. Jordanians use six different types of plug sockets (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Jordan. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [17] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [17] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however for those also wishing 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 regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America going to Jordan using type B 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This plug outlet, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire situated to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD8.9 inch Second Generation takes around 5 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type B power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7]) is recognised by the two thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the long earthed pin. Note power cables with type B sockets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Jordan so please check first.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life is roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Jordanian power outlet. This unearthed wall supply, sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [9], is recognised by 2 holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Fire found next to the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly under 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Fire battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of the Kindle tablet situated next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes and a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro type B cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire situated to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation should last around 9 - 11 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord and a three pin Type J USB adapter.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type J USB power adapter [16] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type J USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. You can identify this squashed hexagon shaped plug outlet by 3 circular holes forming a flattened triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD 8.9" situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Jordanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Jordanian country Wikipedia 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=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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