How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Libya

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type D USB charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type F power adapter

Libyan power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines were written to prevent people needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they are visiting Libya.If going to Libya this page has instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the standard Type D, C, F or L 127 volt 50Hz power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to Libya from another region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts either take longer to charge or won't turn on, check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. However please note that Barca, Benghazi, Derna, Sabha and Tobruk use a 230 volt power supply instead of 110 volts.

These instructions show how to connect the Libyan power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This version of the Kindle tablet is identified 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 rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest features for your device. For further information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Libya

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Libya?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Libya by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Libya?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Libya to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Libyans use four different types of plug sockets (types D, C, F and L) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Libya

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Libya and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Libya.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Libya.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Libya?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Libyan 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 the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. This power outlet can be recognised by the two adjacent holes.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the 6" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 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 Fire HD6 Forth Generation should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Libyan power outlet you will 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 in the Libyan power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  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 6 4th generation. On the top of the Kindle Fire HD6 Forth Generation located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 6" Kindle takes around 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the lasts 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Libyan power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type F USB power adapter into the Libyan power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  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 6 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD6 Forth Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type L power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type L power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Libyan power outlet you will need a Type L USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type L USB power adapter in the Libyan power outlet. This hexagon shaped plug outlet, technically called a Type L power outlet [11], looks like three holes forming a line. There are two types of Type L plug supply, one rated for 10 amps and one for 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm thick round pins spaced 5.5mm apart whilst the 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm pins that are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes roughly under 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type L power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libya - Libya Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 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/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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  12. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  13. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters