How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Yemen

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Type A USB charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Yemeni power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Yemen by using the standard Type G, A or D 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover most power sockets will vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections global power connections list for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If visiting Yemen from a different region check your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this make of Kindle Fire by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation Fire OS, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Yemen

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Yemen.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Yemen?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Yemen to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three types of wall outlets in Yemen (types G, A and D) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

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 HDX 3rd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 power converter for travellers originating from 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Yemen.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Yemen?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 HDX 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Yemeni power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical rectangular slots in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  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 HDX 3rd generation. At the base of your Fire located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. The tablet battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 HDX 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type A power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Yemeni power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type A power outlet [7]) can be identified by 2 adjacent slots next to each other. Please be aware power cords used with type A plugs which are rated at less that 240 V should not be used in Yemen so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of your found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation lasts 9 - 12 hours. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

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

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using 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 the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. This wall supply, sometimes known as 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 mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 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 device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last around 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 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 - 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=201303400&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 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