Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Botswana

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet using USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type G power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type D power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pinned Type M power plug

Botswana power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been written to prepare people wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.When you're staying in Botswana the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the standard G, D or M type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll discover that power sockets will vary depending on which country you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the World power supplies page for a full list of countries. If you are visiting Botswana from another region please check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Botswana power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire version is identified 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 back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Botswana

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Botswana?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Botswana power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Botswana?

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel charger for Botswana is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of plug sockets in Botswana (G, D and M) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Botswana

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Botswana 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Botswana using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Botswana.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Botswana?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet using USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Botswana power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug supply (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three holes containing shutters forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your 6 inch Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around under 6 hours to completely charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the Botswana power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

Using type B USB cable with a three pinned Type M power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Botswana power outlet you'll need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type M USB power adapter in the power supply. The plug supply (called the Type M power outlet [9]) can be identified by the three holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of the Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 6" Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Fire should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana - Botswana 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=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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