How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Libya

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type C Europlug USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type D USB adapter

Libyan power outlet

Differing voltages and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . If visiting Libya this page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using the D, C, F or L type Libyan 127 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are visiting Libya from another region then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally electrical devices which come from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts can take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your device is dual voltage (normally marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use. However please note that Barca, Benghazi, Derna, Sabha and Tobruk will use a 230 volt power supply instead of 110 volts.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Libyan power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify this particular make of Kindle Fire by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the latest features for your device. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Libya

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Libya?

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

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Libya is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. There are four standards of power outlets that Libyans use (D, C, F and L) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Libya

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] 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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Libya.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Libya?

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

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type C Europlug USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Libyan power outlet you'll need to buy 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 into the Libyan power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of your 7" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is around 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

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

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type D USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Libyan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD battery life should last approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD is 8 to 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type L power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Libyan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type L USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet by the 3 large round holes in a line. You'll find there are two different types of Type L wall supply, one rated at 10 amps and one at 16 amps. The 10 amp version has 4mm thick pins which are spaced 5.5mm apart, and a 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm pins that are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in the USB 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. You will find the USB port at the top right of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type L power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libya - Libyan country Wiki 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=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/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