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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a Schuko Type F power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Europlug Type C power plug and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pin Type K USB adapter

Guinean power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they are staying abroad.These instructions shows exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Guinea by using the standard Type F, C or K 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power supplies will vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Guinea from a different region check your 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 (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan to visit a Guinean destination like Conakry we suggest referring to the wikipedia.org page about Guinea [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Guinean power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full series 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 volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. Go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Guinea is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Guineans use three different standards of wall outlets (F, C and K) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single plug socket.

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

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but 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 converters 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Guinea using type B American 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Guinea?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet with USB type B connector with a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 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 by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Guinean power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Guinean power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This round wall supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  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 the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last around 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type K USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Guinean power outlet you will need a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the Guinean power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type K power outlet [9]) looks like three large holes forming an upside-down triangle shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB connector into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD7 found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - wikipedia.org page about Guinea
  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&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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K 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