Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Niger

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet using micro USB Type B cord and a Europlug Type C USB charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pinned Type A power charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type B power adapter

Nigerien power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Niger. These guidelines have been specifically written to stop people having to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are visiting Niger.This step by step guide shows you exactly how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Niger using the standard D, A, B, C, E or F type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Niger from another region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the Nigerien power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the latest features for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Niger

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Niger?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Nigerien power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Niger to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. There are six types of power outlets in Niger (D, A, B, C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your Nigerien trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Niger we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Niger

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Niger 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 North America going to Niger using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 just 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Niger.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Niger?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Nigerien power outlet. The plug supply (known as the Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the two slots adjacent to each other. Please note power cables used with type A sockets which are rated at 125 V shouldn't be used in Niger so we suggest checking prior to proceeding.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet situated next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 7 to 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type B power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Nigerien power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. The power supply (known as the Type B power outlet [7]) is recognised by 2 slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the grounded pin. Note power cables used with type B sockets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Niger so please check first.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of the Fire situated to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes under 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is roughly 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

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

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet by using Type B USB micro cord with a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Nigerien power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Nigerien power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet is recognised by 2 adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle located next to the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the 7 inch Kindle battery life should last approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with type B USB cable and a three pinned Type D power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Nigerien power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [12] 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 Nigerien power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one 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 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on your Fire should last 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the Nigerien power outlet. This circular power supply (sometimes known as a Type E power outlet [13] or CEE 7/7 plug) can be recognised by two 4.8mm adjacent holes for live and neutral pins plus a metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge but this may be longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 7 to 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet with Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Nigerien power outlet. This sunken circular wall supply, sometimes known as a Type F power outlet [15] or Schuko outlet, can be recognised by two round adjacent holes where the twin pins go along with a pair of metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of 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 on the side of your Kindle located next to the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last roughly 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 Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niger - wikipedia page about Niger
  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&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A 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 A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  14. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  15. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  16. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters