How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to Mozambique

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Mozambican power outlet with Micro USB type B cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type M power adapter

Mozambican power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.The following step by step instructions will show you exactly how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going to Mozambique by using their Type F, C or M Mozambican 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If visiting Mozambique from a different country make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Mozambican power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Mozambique

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Mozambican power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Mozambique to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of wall outlets that Mozambicans use (F, C and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North 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 is a much 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 more 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mozambique.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Mozambique?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Mozambican power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Mozambican power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. The plug supply (called the Europlug) can be identified by the two holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB 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 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of your 7 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last roughly 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 4th generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Mozambican power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Mozambican power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other, plus a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of the Fire situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Mozambican power outlet with USB type B connector and a three pinned Type M USB charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Mozambican power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type M USB power adapter in the Mozambican power outlet. This wall supply, technically known as a Type M power outlet [9], can be identified by three holes forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD7 Forth Generation battery life lasts 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 and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - Mozambican wikipedia 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/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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters