Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when planning a trip to The United Arab Emirates

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type C USB plug and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 3 pin Type D power adapter

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.This page is a step by step guide which shows exactly how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you are travelling to The United Arab Emirates using the Type G, C or D 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G wall outlets are typically used by most Emiratis. Most power will change regionally therefore we suggest reading the Asia page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to The United Arab Emirates from a different region please check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 7.5.1 operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel charger for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets in The United Arab Emirates (G, C and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for The United Arab Emirates

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to The United Arab Emirates using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using micro USB type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the Fire found to the right of the HDMI connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts roughly 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. The wall outlet is identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of the Kindle Fire Second Generation found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Second Generation is around 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type D USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type D power outlet [9], looks like 3 round holes in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your 7" Kindle located next to the HDMI connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle is approximately 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 - Wikipedia.org web page about The United Arab Emirates
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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/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