How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Yemen

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type G power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Type A USB charger

Yemeni power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when Yemen.When travelling to Yemen these useful instructions show how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their Type G, A or D Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Yemen from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Yemen

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Yemen?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Yemeni power outlet.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Yemen?

If you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Yemen to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three types of plug sockets that Yemenis use (types G, A and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

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 converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Yemen.
  • 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 just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation in Yemen?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the 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 into the Yemeni power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration.
  3. 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 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Fire located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts roughly 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type A USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Yemeni power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Yemeni power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other. Please note that power cords with type A outlets which are rated at 125 volts shouldn't be used so we suggest checking first.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the Kindle tablet found 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 tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the tablet battery life is roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Yemeni power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type D power outlet [9], looks like three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 - Wikipedia page about Yemen
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 HD 8.9 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