How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Liberia

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type A power adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug

Liberian power outlet

Varying complicated standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Liberia. This page is a step by step guide telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you're travelling to Liberia by using their Type B, A,C, E or F Liberian 240 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll discover most power supplies will change depending on which area you're taking a trip to so we recommend reading our Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If you are visiting Liberia from a different country ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Liberian power outlet to your Kindle Fire Second Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This model of the Kindle is recognised by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Liberia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Liberia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Liberia by using the correct power adaptor.

Liberia

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Liberia?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation and visiting more than one country then the best international travel charger for Liberia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Liberians use five different standards of wall outlets (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

For those travelling to Liberia we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Liberia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Liberia. [14]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Liberia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type A USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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. Insert the Type A USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle tablet situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle should last roughly 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet with type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes known as the Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by the two thin slots where the twin plug outlet blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of the Fire located to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle tablet battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from 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 inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. The plug outlet is recognised by the 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 5 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is around 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using USB Type B cable and a three pin Type E USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. This round plug outlet can be identified by the two large round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go with a single long metal earth pin protruding the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your 8.9" Kindle situated next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your tablet is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The round power outlet can be identified by the two large circular adjacent holes for live and neutral and two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your 8.9" Kindle situated to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your tablet is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Liberia country entry on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, between $10 to $15 USD (£2-£3 GBP / under C$20).
  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, under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$20).
  9. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  11. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  12. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, under $20 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  13. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  14. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).