How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Liberia

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type A power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger

Liberian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop visitors needing to worry if they can power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.The following step-by-step instructions will show you exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when visiting Liberia using their B, A,C, E or F type 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will find that most power sockets differ depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power connections list for a full list showing regions. If travelling to Liberia from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on staying in a Liberian destination like Monrovia we suggest referring to the Wikipedia.org page about Liberia [1] for further details on visiting the area.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Liberian power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Liberia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Liberia?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Liberia.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Liberia?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Liberia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [14]. There are five types of plug sockets that Liberians use (types B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your Liberian trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [14] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [14] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Liberia 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 going to Liberia.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Liberia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type A USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type A power outlet [3]) can be identified by the two adjacent slots next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet with USB type B cable with a Type B power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 slots parallel to each other with a semicircular shaped hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the 7 inch Kindle found next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Fire should last approximately 7 to 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet with USB type B cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. This wall supply (sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [9]) can be identified by two circular holes adjacent 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 power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life is 7 - 10 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Using type B USB connector and a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other with a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of your located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last around 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberia - Wikipedia.org page about Liberia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A 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 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  12. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  14. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters