How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Jordan

A step by step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug

Jordanian power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.The following step by step instructions will show what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when travelling to Jordan using their Type G, B, C, D, F or J Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware that Type G wall outlets are used by most Jordanians. If travelling to Jordan from another region check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Jordanian power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle is identified by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Jordan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Jordan?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Jordan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Jordan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Jordan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [17]. There are six different types of plug sockets that Jordanians use (G, B, C, D, F and J) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. 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 tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [17] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [17] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties 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 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Jordan using 3 pin 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 North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers a more generous 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 adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Jordan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type G USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Jordanian 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. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 3 slots containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation battery life is around 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type B USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy 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 inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 slots next to each other with a semicircle shaped hole below for the earthed pin. Please note that 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. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life is roughly 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need 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 plugging it in the wall outlet. The plug supply can be recognised by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately under 6 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 whilst charging. Typically the Kindle battery life lasts approximately 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Using Type B USB connector with a Type D power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three round holes forming a 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 power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation located next to the power button 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 HDX8.9 Forth Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is 10 - 12 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Jordanian power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Jordanian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two adjacent holes and a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the base of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the power button 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 HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your tablet should last around 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type J power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Jordanian power outlet you'll need to buy 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 inserting it into the power outlet. This squashed hexagon shaped plug supply (technically known as the Type J power outlet [15]) looks like three large holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HDX 8.9 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the bottom of your Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 10 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - Jordanian entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 HDX 8.9 4th 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