Charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Nigeria

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable and a Type G USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a three pinned Type D power adapter.

Nigerian power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. When you are travelling to Nigeria the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using their types G or D 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power will vary depending on which country you are visiting so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Nigeria from another country check that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Nigerian power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle model can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nigeria

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nigeria?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nigeria.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nigeria?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation then the best international travel adapter for Nigeria is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Nigerians use two different types of power outlets (G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Nigerian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nigeria

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Nigeria using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Nigeria. [9] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nigeria?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nigerian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Nigerian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the three vertical holes with shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the foot of the situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your 7 inch Kindle Fire lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a three pin Type D power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Nigerian 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. Firstly insert the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three circular holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then 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 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of the Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Third Generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Fire is approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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  1. Wikipedia - Nigerian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costing between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 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 D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).