Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Iraq

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type D power adapter, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type G USB plug and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type C Europlug power adapter

Iraqi power outlet

Complicated voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're travelling to Iraq.If you're planning a holiday to Iraq the following useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard G, C or D type Iraqi 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets vary depending on which area you are visiting therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Iraq from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning on staying in a place like Baghdad or Basra please refer to the Iraqi country Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Iraqi power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Iraq

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to an Iraqi power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Iraq to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Iraqis use three different types of power outlets (types G, C and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home 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 places we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Iraq

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Iraq.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Iraq.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Iraq?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Iraqi power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the three vertical holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle tablet located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 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 charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Iraqi power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Fire found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Iraqi power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type D power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Iraqi power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. This plug supply (sometimes called the Type D power outlet [9]) looks like 3 round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq - Iraqi country Wiki 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=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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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