How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Indonesia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type F power charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type G power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Indonesian power outlet

When planning a trip to Indonesia it is useful to know in advance if you can charge any electronics at your destination. However without knowing which power socket is being used in Indonesia you are likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, meaning needing to purchase a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you're there. Different region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Indonesia. These instructions were written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.This page has useful instructions which shows exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Indonesia by using the standard Type G, C or F 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note that Type G wall outlets will be normally used by most Indonesians. Most power supplies vary from region to region so we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections world power supplies page for a full list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Indonesia from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend to stay somewhere like Jakarta or Surabaya we suggest referring to the wikipedia.org page about Indonesia [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Indonesian power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your device. For further information go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Indonesia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Indonesia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to an Indonesian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Indonesia?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best international travel power adapter for Indonesia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three types of plug sockets that Indonesians use (types G, C and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging 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 simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter 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 Indonesia

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters 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 come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Indonesia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Indonesia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Indonesia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Indonesia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Indonesian 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. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life is 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Indonesian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in 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.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the tablet located next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Indonesian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Indonesian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other and grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the 7 inch Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - wikipedia.org page about Indonesia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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