How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Yemen

Simple instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type A power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type D power charger

Yemeni power outlet

Different combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . This page has step by step instructions demonstrating what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when visiting Yemen using their standard types G, A or D Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover that power will change depending on which area you are visiting so please read the Asia page for a complete list of countries. If you are travelling to Yemen from a different country ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Yemeni power outlet to the Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle can be recognised by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation update to make sure you have the latest set of features for your tablet. Go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Yemen

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Yemen?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to a Yemeni power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Yemen?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Yemen is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three standards of power outlets that Yemenis use (types G, A and D) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these travel adapters, plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. This will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online, the power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign 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 wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Yemen and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Yemen using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Yemen.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Yemen?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Yemeni power outlet you'll 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 taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life is around 10 to 12 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type A USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 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. Insert the Type A USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other where the two pins go. Please note that power cables with type A sockets which are rated at less that 240 volts shouldn't be used so we suggest checking prior to proceeding.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB micro cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last 10 - 12 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type D power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the 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. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Yemeni power outlet. The wall supply, technically known as the Type D power outlet [9], looks like three circular holes in a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Yemeni power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last around 10 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Yemeni power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yemen - Yemen Wikipedia web 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 4th 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