How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Sao Tome

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet with Micro USB type B cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Sao Tome power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. When you're visiting Sao Tome this page has useful instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Sao Tome from another country please check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. If you plan on travelling to a place like São Tomé we also recommend reading the Sao Tome Wikipedia web page [1] for more indepth information.

The following guide shows how to connect the Sao Tome power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This version of the Kindle is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sao Tome by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sao Tome?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best international travel power adapter for Sao Tome is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Sao Tomean use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these power adapters, plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries 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 who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors 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 is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Sao Tome.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 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 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 Sao Tome.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sao Tome?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet with Micro USB type B cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, also called a Europlug, is identified by two round holes next to each other.
  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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle battery life should last approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sao Tome power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the 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 by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Sao Tome power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two large circular adjacent holes, plus a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Fire situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sao Tome power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Sao Tome power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko 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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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