How to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying in Yemen

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter, powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a two pinned Type A USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a three pinned Type D USB adapter

Yemeni power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire 2nd generation when they're visiting Yemen.This page contains a useful guide demonstrating what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're travelling to Yemen by using the standard types G, A or D Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Yemen from a different region please make sure the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading when powering up. If you plan on visiting a city such as Sana'a or Aden read the Yemeni Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to your Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire 2nd generation by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire 2nd generation firmware update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Yemen

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Yemen?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Yemen.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Yemen?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire 2nd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Yemen is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Yemenis use three different types of plug sockets (G, A and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Yemen or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

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

Alternative travel adapter for Yemen

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Yemen and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Yemen using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Yemen.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Yemen?

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Yemeni 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 inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Yemeni power outlet. The power supply (called a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the lasts around 8 to 9 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using Type B micro USB cord and a Type A power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Yemeni power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. This wall supply (called a Type A power outlet [7]) can be identified by the two thin adjacent slots. Please be aware power cables with type A sockets which are rated at 125 V should not be used so we suggest checking first.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector and a Type D power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Yemeni power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 circular holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD 7" situated next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to fully charge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Fire should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yemen - Yemeni 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=201009560&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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/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/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