Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Botswana

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type D power adapter, how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type G power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type M power adapter

Botswana power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're visiting abroad.When you are planning a holiday to Botswana this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using their standard G, D or M type Botswana 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Botswana from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when powering up. If you intend to stay in a place such as Gaborone or Francistown we also suggest reading the Botswana page on Wikipedia [1] for further details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Botswana power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Botswana

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Botswana?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Botswana by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Botswana?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel charger for Botswana to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Batswana use three different types of power outlets (types G, D and M) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type G. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Botswana and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Botswana.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Botswana.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Botswana?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a 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. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify this power supply by the three rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB Micro connector and a 3 pin Type D power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Botswana power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the foot of the Kids Edition Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

Using Type B micro USB connector and a Type M USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Botswana power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Botswana power outlet you will need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (technically called the Type M power outlet [9]) can be recognised by 3 large holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the foot of the Kids Edition Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Botswana power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Botswana power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana - Botswana page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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