How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Iraq

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iraqi power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type C power charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a three pin Type G USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a three pin Type D USB adapter

Iraqi power outlet

Various region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when Iraq.If you are going to travel to Iraq the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the standard types G, C or D Iraqi 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Iraq from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Iraqi power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this particular version of the Kindle Fire by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information go to the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iraq

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iraq?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iraq.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Iraq to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Iraqis use three different types of plug sockets (G, C and D) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring 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 and convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for a flexible power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Iraq

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Iraq using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Iraq?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iraqi power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the 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. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HDX 7" Third Generation battery life is 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet with USB type B cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iraqi power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Iraqi power outlet with Type B micro USB cord and a Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using an Iraqi power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Iraqi power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [9]) looks like three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 7" Third Generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq - Wikipedia entry about Iraq
  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/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 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/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