How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in India

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type D power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type M power charger

Indian power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in India. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when going abroad.When you're going to travel to India this page has useful instructions showing you how to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their D, C or M type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note that Type D plug outlets will be normally used by most Indians. When you are visiting India from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Indian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in India

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in India?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to an Indian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in India?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel adapter for India to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Indians use three different standards of wall outlets (D, C and M) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single wall outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here 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 on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for India

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both India and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 visiting India 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 Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting India.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in India?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an Indian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the tablet battery life lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an Indian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Indian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Indian power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Indian power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the Indian power outlet. The power outlet (called a Type M power outlet [9]) looks like three large round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the tablet battery life lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India - wikipedia.org page about India
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201642330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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