How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nigeria

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord and a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pin Type D USB plug.

Nigerian power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prepare people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.This step by step guide shows you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Nigeria by using their standard types G or D 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Nigeria from another region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up. If you're planning on taking a trip to a place like Lagos or Ibadan read the wikipedia page about Nigeria [1] for further details.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Nigerian power outlet to your Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby 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. This Kindle Fire version is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nigeria

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nigeria.

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Nigeria is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Nigerians use two different standards of power outlets (G and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Nigeria we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nigeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor 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 Nigeria.
  • 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 gives practically 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 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nigeria.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nigeria?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Nigerian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Nigerian power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around under 6 hours to completely charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type D USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it in the Nigerian power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [7]) looks like 3 holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria - wikipedia page about Nigeria
  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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters