How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when visiting Mozambique

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Europlug Type C power charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pinned Schuko Type F power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a three pinned Type M power plug

Mozambican power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mozambique. This page was written to prepare people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are travelling to Mozambique.This page has instructions showing you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in Mozambique by using their types F, C or M Mozambican 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Mozambique from another region check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This guide shows how to connect the Mozambican power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using firmware version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation update to make sure you have the latest features for your device. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mozambique

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Mozambique?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mozambique by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mozambique?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel adapter for Mozambique to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Mozambicans use three different standards of plug sockets (types F, C and M) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) 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.

Unlike other chargers this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mozambique and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Mozambique using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Mozambique.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mozambique?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Mozambican power outlet. This unearthed power outlet, sometimes called a Europlug, can be identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located to the right of the HDMI output you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The takes approximately under 5 hours to completely 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 battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation lasts 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Mozambican power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. The recessed round wall outlet (known as the Schuko outlet) can be identified by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins, plus thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire display will display a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes less than 5 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 Kindle Fire HD Second Generation battery life should last approximately 7 - 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

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

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type M power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Mozambican power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type M USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type M power outlet [9], looks like three holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  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 2nd generation. At the side of your tablet located next to the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your tablet is roughly 7 to 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - Mozambican 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=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 2nd 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters