How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Nigeria

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet with Type B micro USB cord and a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

Nigerian power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country if you've never visited before. This guide has been specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.If you are staying in Nigeria the following instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the standard types G or D Nigerian 240 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Nigeria from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

The following page shows how to connect the Nigerian power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Nigeria

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Nigeria?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Nigerian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Nigeria?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel power adapter for Nigeria to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Nigerians use (types G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Nigeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Nigeria using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Nigeria.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Nigeria?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Nigerian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the micro USB type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the base of the located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Nigerian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from 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. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three circular holes forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nigerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last around 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 - Nigerian 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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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