How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Niger

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type A USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet, powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a three pinned Type B power plug and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pin Type C Europlug power plug

Nigerien 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 7 4th generation abroad.This step by step guide shows you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Niger by using their standard types D, A, B, C, E or F 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Niger from another region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 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 Niamey or Zinder read the wikipedia page about Niger [1] for further details.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Nigerien power outlet to your Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Niger

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Niger?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Niger.

Niger

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Niger is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Nigeriens use six different types of power outlets (D, A, B, C, E and F) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts 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 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power adapter of this nature online. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Niger

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Niger. [16]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Niger?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type A USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit. Note power cords used with type A outlets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Niger so we suggest checking first.
  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 7 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 Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 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 8 - 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Using type B USB cable with a three pinned Type B power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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. First plug in the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by two thin slots with a single semicircular hole below for the earthed pin. Please be aware power cords with type B outlets which are rated at less that 240 volts shouldn't be used so please check first.
  3. 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 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of the situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien 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 charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet

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

Using USB micro type B cord and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Nigerien power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter 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 will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is around 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type D USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Nigerien power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Nigerien power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  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 4th generation. On the top of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 to 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 life and the charging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pinned Type E power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two large round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins along with one long metal earth pin protruding the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. 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 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of the situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien 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 charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation lasts 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 to 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 life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Niger
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, priced around $10 USD (£2-£3 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  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 B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, priced between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$5).
  9. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$5).
  11. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated price under $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  13. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  14. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, under $20 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  15. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  16. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).