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

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bissau-Guinean power outlet.

Bissau-Guinean power outlet

Different voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea-Bissau. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.When you're travelling to Guinea-Bissau this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C Bissau-Guinean plug outlet, the Bissau-Guineans will use Europlugs for power outlets. Power sources will vary from region to region so we recommend reading our Wiki Connections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If you are travelling to Guinea-Bissau from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following page shows you how to connect the Bissau-Guinean power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea-Bissau

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Guinea-Bissau?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Bissau-Guinean power outlet.

Guinea-Bissau

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea-Bissau?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Guinea-Bissau is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel adapter similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea-Bissau

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guinea-Bissau and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Guinea-Bissau.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Guinea-Bissau. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea-Bissau?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bissau-Guinean power outlet

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bissau-Guinean power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Bissau-Guinean power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 round adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the 7 inch Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bissau-Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 HD 7 4th generation from a Bissau-Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bissau-Guinean country Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs under $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  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, estimated price under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).