Charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Turkey

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Turkish power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Turkey.This page contains useful instructions telling you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Turkey using their standard F or C type Turkish 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type F plug outlets will be used by a majority of Turks. You'll find power supplies will vary depending on which country you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of regions and countries. When visiting Turkey from another region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Turkish power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkey

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkey?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkey.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkey?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel adapter for Turkey is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Turks use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkey

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Turkey and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Turkey.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Turkey.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkey?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Turkish power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the Turkish power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top right of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Turkish power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Turkish power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm apart from each other and a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 6 inch Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkey - Turkey 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=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 HD 6 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters