Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to The United Arab Emirates

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter, recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type G USB plug and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type D USB plug

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation . These instructions have been specifically written to help assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying abroad.If you're visiting The United Arab Emirates this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using their Type G, C or D 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, most Emirians typically use Type G plugs in their wall outlets. If you are visiting The United Arab Emirates from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation guide.

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

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best travel power adapter for The United Arab Emirates is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Emiratis use three different types of power outlets (types 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 can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling to The United Arab Emirates we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

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 charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter 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 Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

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

Using type B USB micro cable and a 3 pin Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 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. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three vertical holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Third Generation takes roughly under 6 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 the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the bottom of your 7" Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll 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 Third Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using type B micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type D power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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. Start by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes roughly less than 6 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 the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

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=201303400&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 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