Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in The United Arab Emirates

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type D USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pin Type G power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type C Europlug power charger

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Differing 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 standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . This page contains useful instructions showing you how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you are in The United Arab Emirates by using their standard G, C or D type United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, you'll discover a majority of Emirians will use the Type G sockets in their wall outlets. If you are visiting The United Arab Emirates from another region please double check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning to stay somewhere such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi read the wikipedia entry about The United Arab Emirates [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the United Arab Emirates power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in The United Arab Emirates?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB 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 using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual travel adapters for your United Arab Emirates trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose 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 different 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 recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three 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 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 - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico 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 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The United Arab Emirates?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes with shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro connector into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the bottom of your 8.9" 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 icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes around 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 8.9" Kindle Fire is around 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the United Arab Emirates power outlet you will 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 wall supply. The power outlet, also known as a Europlug, can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your tablet 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 8.9 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life should last 10 to 12 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 8.9 4th generation with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using 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. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify this power supply by the three holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the base of your Fire found 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 is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle Fire will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" 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 the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation is approximately 10 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - wikipedia entry 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 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