How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Israel

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type C power charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type H USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type M USB charger

Israeli power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it can be useful to know in advance if you'll be able to use all your important electrical devices when you get there. Without knowing which wall socket is used you are more likely to bring the wrong power charger, leaving you needing to borrow a suitable charger when you're there. Varying complicated region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when Israel.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're in Israel using their M, C or H type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note that Type M plug outlets are used by most Israelis. When visiting Israel from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating during charging.

The following page shows how to connect the Israeli power outlet to the 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this 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 back. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Israel

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Israel?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Israel by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Israel?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Israel is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Israelis use three different types of plug sockets (M, C and H) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your Israeli trip or occupying additional power outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power 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 charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Israel

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, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Israel and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Israel.
  • 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Israel.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Israel?

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet with Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Israeli power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type H power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Israeli power outlet you will need a Type H USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type H USB power adapter in the Israeli power outlet. The earthed power supply, sometimes called a Type H power outlet [7], can be recognised by three thin slots pointing inward in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins. You'll notice more modern type H plug outlets also have rounded holes in the middle of each slot to accommodate the round pinned Type C plugs, these are compatible with over 130 other countries.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power adapter 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 right of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle tablet battery life is 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type H USB adapter

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type M power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Israeli power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the Israeli power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type M power outlet [9], looks like three large circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B connector into the power adapter 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 right of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle battery life is roughly 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel - Wikipedia web page about Israel
  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/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 7 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/typeH.htm - Type H power outlet
  8. Type H USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type H mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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