How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Indonesia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type C power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pin Type F Schuko USB charger

Indonesian power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it can often be helpful to know if you'll be able to power any electronics such as cell phones and cameras that you are bringing along with you. Without knowing which wall socket to expect you may end up either weighing your suitcases down with unnecessary spare adaptors or pack the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially expensive power adaptor when you're there that might not be compatible. Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when Indonesia.The following simple guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Indonesia using their Type G, C or F Indonesian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type G wall outlets will be normally used by most Indonesians. If travelling to Indonesia from another region check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you are planning to stay somewhere like Jakarta or Surabaya refer to the Indonesia Wikipedia page [1] for further details prior to the area.

The following guide shows how to connect the Indonesian power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by front and rear facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Indonesia

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in Indonesia?

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

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Indonesia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three types of wall outlets in Indonesia (G, C and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Indonesia 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Indonesia.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Indonesia?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Indonesian 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. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the three vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the base of your Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Third Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an Indonesian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the base of your Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Third Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Indonesian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Indonesian power outlet. This round power outlet, sometimes known as a Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral, plus grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch Third Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation lasts 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - Indonesia 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/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