Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in The United Arab Emirates

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type D power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a three pin Type G USB plug and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a two pin Type C Europlug power plug

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Various frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines were specifically written to assist people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when they're staying abroad.When staying in The United Arab Emirates the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the standard G, C or D type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type G plug outlets are normally used by a majority of Emirians. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power supplies page for a full list of countries. If you are visiting The United Arab Emirates from a different region please check that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. If you plan on visiting places like Dubai or Sharjah read the The United Arab Emirates country page on wikipedia [1] for more indepth details on travelling to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. Visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel power adapter for The United Arab Emirates is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of plug sockets in The United Arab Emirates (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 can handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers on your United Arab Emirates trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries 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 wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter 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 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type G USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use 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. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 vertical slots in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Type B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle found to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes under 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on the tablet lasts 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This unearthed plug outlet (known as the Type C power outlet [7] or Europlug) is identified by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle tablet located next to the HDMI output you can 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 tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cord with a Type D USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the 8.9 inch Kindle battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with 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 country page on wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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