Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to Sao Tome

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet with micro USB type B connector with a Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Sao Tome power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Sao Tome.When you're staying in Sao Tome these useful instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard Type F or C Sao Tome 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Sao Tome from a different region please make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Sao Tome power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Sao Tome

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Sao Tome?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Sao Tome by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Sao Tome is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets that Sao Tomean use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Sao Tome trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Sao Tome we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Sao Tome

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Sao Tome using 3 pin 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 originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Sao Tome.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Sao Tome?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet using Type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a 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. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire Forth Generation lasts around 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Sao Tome power outlet you will need to use 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 into the Sao Tome power outlet. This recessed round plug supply, sometimes called the Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB 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 found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts roughly 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe - Sao Tome page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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