Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to Liberia

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet with type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type A power adapter, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pin Type C USB plug

Liberian power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. This page was written to help assist visitors wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Liberia.This page is a step by step guide which shows how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are travelling to Liberia using the types B, A,C, E or F 240 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Liberia from a different region please make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Liberian power outlet to your 7" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise 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 the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. Go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Liberia

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Liberia.

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

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Liberia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [14]. Liberians use five different types of power outlets (types B, A,C, E and F) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C. 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 7 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.

Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

For those travelling often we suggest buying a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [14] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [14] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Liberia 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 option for travellers originating from America going to Liberia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 Liberia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Liberia?

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

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet with type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  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 7 4th generation. On the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts roughly 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Type B USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type B USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two slots where the twin blades slide into with a single hole below for the slightly long grounded pin.
  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 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but 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 7 4th generation lasts around 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. You can identify the power outlet by two round holes adjacent to each other.
  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 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 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 battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type E USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large adjacent holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into along with a single metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  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 7 4th generation. On the top of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Forth Generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using USB Micro type B connector with a 3 pin Schuko Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular wall outlet can be recognised by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet 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 battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Liberian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberia - Liberia 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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