How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Senegal

Simple instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet with USB type B cable with a Europlug Type C power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type D power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type E power charger

Senegalese power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Senegal. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are staying abroad.This page has instructions showing exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are travelling to Senegal using their D, C, E or K type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Senegal from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on staying at a Senegalese destination like Dakar we suggest referring to the Senegal country page on wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Senegalese power outlet to the 7 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. 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 an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Senegal

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Senegalese power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Senegal?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for Senegal to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Senegalese use four different types of plug sockets (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 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a flexible travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Senegal

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Senegal using type B American 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 North America using type B plugs. This 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 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Senegal.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Senegal?

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

Using Micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one 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 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle Fire HD 7" Forth Generation found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts roughly 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from 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. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type D power outlet [7], looks like three round holes forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type E power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Senegalese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This round power outlet (called a Type E power outlet [9] or CEE 7/7 outlet) can be identified by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other plus a long metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into 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 at the top of the 7 inch Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The Kindle battery life is 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Senegalese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

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

The Wiki Connections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Senegalese power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a Type K power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type K USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the Senegalese power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type K power outlet [11]) looks like three large holes forming a triangular shape and the bottom hole being semicircular in shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of your 7 inch Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life is 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 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 - Senegal country page on wikipedia.org
  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/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. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  13. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters