How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in The United Arab Emirates

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type G power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Europlug Type C power charger

United Arab Emirates power outlet

When planning a trip to The United Arab Emirates it is helpful to know in advance if you can power any electronics like mobiles or laptop computers at your destination. By not knowing which wall socket to expect you could bring the wrong charger, leaving you needing to purchase a potentially overpriced adaptor when you're there. Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially to the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going abroad.This page contains a step by step guide demonstrating what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're travelling to The United Arab Emirates by using the standard Type G, C or D United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, a majority of Emirians use Type G sockets in their power outlets. When visiting The United Arab Emirates from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Emirians use three different types of plug sockets (G, C and D) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to The United Arab Emirates or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a flexible power charger like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign 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 any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting The United Arab Emirates.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using Micro USB Type B cable with a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular slots in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the 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 in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet with type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of the Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The Fire battery life is 8 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 page 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=201597000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 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/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