How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in The United Arab Emirates

The Wiki Connections page on how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a three pinned Type G USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB charger

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates. This page has useful instructions showing you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you're travelling to The United Arab Emirates using their Type G, C or D United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G plug outlets will be typically used by a majority of Emiratis. If travelling to The United Arab Emirates from another country please check that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you plan to stay in a place such as Dubai or Dibba refer to the Wikipedia web page about The United Arab Emirates [1] for further details prior to the area.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by rear and front facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes you are using operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for The United Arab Emirates is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of wall outlets that Emirians use (types G, C and D) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to The United Arab Emirates. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel 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 wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to The United Arab Emirates.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The United Arab Emirates?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from 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. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the base of the Fire located next to the power button you can 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 will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the is 9 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the 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. Plug the Type C USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cord and a three pin Type D USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need to buy 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 in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type D power outlet [9], looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the tablet 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 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Third Generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life is 9 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 3rd generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - Wikipedia 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=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 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