Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Iran

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Iranian power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Iranian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they are abroad.The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're visiting Iran using the standard F or C type Iranian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Iran from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Iranian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this particular version of Kindle by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation OS update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Iran

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Iran?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Iran.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Iran?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel adapter for Iran to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Iranians use (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Iran

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Iran and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Iran using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Iran.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Iran?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Iranian power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Iranian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Iranian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded plug supply (known as a Type C power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your 6" Kindle Fire HD located next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Iranian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Iranian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord with a Schuko Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Iranian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Iranian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the Iranian power outlet. This recessed round power outlet can be recognised by two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Iranian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran - wikipedia entry about Iran
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters