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

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Iranian power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iran. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you're in Iran.If going to Iran these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using the F or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Iran from another region please ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Iranian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which ensures you have the latest features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iran

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iran by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iran?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Iran to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of power outlets that Iranians use (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries 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 HDX 3rd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these 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 grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Iran and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Iran.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Iran.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iran?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iranian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iranian 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. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two circular adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the bottom of the located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 3rd generation from an Iranian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a Type F USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iranian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Iranian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit along with thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the is 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 - Iran 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=201303400&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 3rd 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