Charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Sao Tome

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pinned Type F USB plug.

Sao Tome power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Sao Tome.If you're planning a holiday to Sao Tome the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their standard F or C type Sao Tome 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Sao Tome from another region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Sao Tome power outlet to your 6" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Sao Tome

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Sao Tome power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Sao Tome?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best travel charger for Sao Tome is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Sao Tomean use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Sao Tome trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Sao Tome

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Sao Tome and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Sao Tome using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper 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 a more 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Sao Tome.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Sao Tome?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Sao Tome power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Sao Tome power outlet. This unearthed plug supply is recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your 6" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type F USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  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 6 4th generation. At the top of your 6" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe - Sao Tome Wikipedia web 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=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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