How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Senegal

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type E power plug

Senegalese power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent people worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they're visiting abroad.This useful guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're travelling to Senegal by using the standard types D, C, E or K Senegalese 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power sockets vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of countries. If travelling to Senegal from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on visiting a place such as Dakar or Thi├Ęs read the Senegalese Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Senegalese power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this particular model of the Kindle Fire by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Senegal

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Senegal.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Senegal?

If travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Senegal is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four different standards of wall outlets in Senegal (types D, C, E and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will keep the size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Senegal

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Senegal using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Senegal.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Senegal?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet with type B USB cord and a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. You can recognise the power outlet by the 2 round adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins plus a single long metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the tablet battery life is 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type K power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type K USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. The power outlet, technically known as the Type K power outlet [11], can be recognised by the three large holes in an upside-down triangle shape and the bottom hole being semicircular in shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal - Senegalese Wikipedia 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters