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

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Syrian power outlet by using Type B USB cable with a Type L power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type E power charger

Syrian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country, especially if you've never been there before. The following step by step instructions shows you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Syria using their Type E, C or L Syrian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll discover most power sockets will change from country to country therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Syria from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Syrian power outlet to your Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Syria

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

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

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Syria is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of plug sockets that Syrians use (types E, C and L) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Syria

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Syria and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Syria.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Syria.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Syria?

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

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

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Syrian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] 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 outlet can be recognised by the two circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  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. At the base of your Kindle located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Forth Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation lasts roughly 10 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet

Using USB micro Type B connector and a three pin Type E USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Syrian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Syrian power outlet. The sunken round wall supply, sometimes known as the CEE 7/7 outlet or Type E power outlet [7], can be recognised by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other where the twin plug outlet pins go and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation 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.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet

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

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Syrian power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type L power charger.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet you will need a Type L USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type L USB power adapter into the Syrian power outlet. The flattened hexagon shaped wall supply (technically known as a Type L power outlet [9]) can be identified by the 3 holes forming a line. There are two types of Type L plug outlet, one rated at 10 amps and one for 16 amps. The 10 amp plug outlet has 4mm pins that are spaced 5.5mm apart, whilst a 16 amp version has larger 5mm thick round pins spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in 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 Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically 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 L power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Syrian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria - Syria Wikipedia web 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  10. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters