How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Vietnam

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Vietnamese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type A USB charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type G USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type C power charger

Vietnamese power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.When you're staying in Vietnam this page contains instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using their Type G, A or C Vietnamese 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G plug outlets will be typically used by a majority of Vietnamese. You'll discover most power sockets change regionally so we suggest that you read the WikiConnections global power supplies page where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If you are travelling to Vietnam from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Vietnamese power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7" and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make of Kindle Fire can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have all the latest features for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Vietnam

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Vietnam?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Vietnam by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Vietnam?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Vietnam 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 Vietnamese use (types G, A and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Vietnam

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Vietnam.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same set of features 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Vietnam.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Vietnam?

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

Using Micro USB type B cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Vietnamese power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Vietnamese 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. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Vietnamese power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  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 HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your 7 inch Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Vietnamese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD7 inch Forth Generation battery life is roughly 8 to 11 hours depending on use. 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 Vietnamese power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Vietnamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B connector and a Type A USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Vietnamese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Vietnamese power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. This power outlet, technically known as a Type A power outlet [7], is recognised by the two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one 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. You will find the USB port at the top of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Vietnamese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is 8 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Vietnamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Vietnamese power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Vietnamese power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Vietnamese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Vietnamese power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Vietnamese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Vietnamese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam - wikipedia entry about Vietnam
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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