Charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Yemen

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type D power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type G USB charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pinned Type A power adapter

Yemeni power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're in travelling to Yemen.This page contains instructions showing you exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're travelling to Yemen using the standard G, A or D type Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power supplies differ regionally therefore we suggest reading the list of World power supplies for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Yemen from another country please check the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire version is identified by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation user guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Yemen

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Yemen?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Yemeni power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Yemen?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Yemen to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Yemenis use three different standards of power outlets (types G, A and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices. This will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets and using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Yemen

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but 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 is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Yemen 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Yemen using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 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 Yemen.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Yemen?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable and a Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Yemeni power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by three rectangular holes with shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the base of your Kindle situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle Fire HD screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the 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. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called the Type A power outlet [7], can be identified by the two adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral. Please be aware that power cords with type A plugs which are rated at only 125 V should not be used in Yemen so we suggest checking prior to proceeding.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the 7 inch Kindle Fire HD is around 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

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

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet with USB type B connector and a Type D USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Yemeni 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. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 round holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the bottom of your tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 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 HD 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/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