Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to Yemen

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type G USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type A power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 3 pin Type D power charger

Yemeni power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they're visiting abroad.If visiting Yemen these instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using their standard G, A or D type Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover that power supplies vary depending on which area you are in therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Yemen from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to your Kindle Fire Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This version of Kindle can be identified by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation Fire OS operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Yemen

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Yemen?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Yemeni power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Yemen?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Yemen to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three standards of wall outlets in Yemen (G, A and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Yemeni trip. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Yemen.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Yemen.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Yemen?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Yemeni power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three vertical holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Yemeni power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded plug supply, technically called the Type A power outlet [7], is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other. Be aware that power cables used with type A outlets which are rated at only 125 V shouldn't be used so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Third Generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type D USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd 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 the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Yemeni power outlet. This power outlet (technically called the Type D power outlet [9]) can be recognised by 3 round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the base of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 - Yemen 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=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 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