Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in India

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Indian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable with a three pin Europlug Type C power charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a three pinned Type D power plug and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pin Type M USB charger

Indian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in India. These guidelines have been written to stop travellers having to worry if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when they are going abroad.The following step by step guide shows you exactly how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when visiting India by using their types D, C or M Indian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, a majority of Indians typically use the Type D wall outlets. If travelling to India from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Indian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This particular make of Kindle Fire is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your device. For further information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in India

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to an Indian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in India?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation the best travel power adapter for India is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three standards of wall outlets that Indians use (D, C and M) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for India

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting India.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting India.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in India?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using an Indian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Indian power outlet. This unearthed plug outlet is recognised by two holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect 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 HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the bottom of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indian 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 which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life is approximately 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet with USB micro type B cord and a Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Indian power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the Indian power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes called the Type D power outlet [7], looks like 3 circular holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the bottom of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Indian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last 10 - 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type M USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Indian power outlet you will need to use a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type M USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by three large holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The 8.9" Kindle battery life lasts approximately 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 the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Indian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India - India 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/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 HDX 8.9 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