Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in The United Arab Emirates

A step by step guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type G USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a 3 pin Type D USB plug

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can often be confusing when planning to visit a new country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation . These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.This simple guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in The United Arab Emirates by using their standard types G, C or D 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, you'll find a majority of Emirians typically use Type G plug outlets. When visiting The United Arab Emirates from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to the Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation OS, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation OS update to make sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation be used in The United Arab Emirates?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for The United Arab Emirates is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Emiratis use three different standards of plug sockets (types G, C and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single power outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The United Arab Emirates

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The United Arab Emirates 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting The United Arab Emirates using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using Type B USB cable and a Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 vertical slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the 7" Kindle Fire HD is around 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with USB type B connector and a Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This power outlet (sometimes called the Type D power outlet [9]) can be identified by the 3 circular holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the base of your Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire HD screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - The United Arab Emirates 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd 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 3rd 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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