How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Tanzania

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type D power adapter.

Tanzanian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're in going to Tanzania.This page contains a simple guide showing what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are visiting Tanzania using their standard types G or D Tanzanian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, most Tanzanians use the Type G power outlets. You will discover most power supplies change regionally so we suggest that you read the Wiki Connections travel power connections page where you'll find a complete list showing destinations. When you are visiting Tanzania from a different region please ensure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Tanzanian power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

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

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tanzania?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel charger for Tanzania to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Tanzanians use (types G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple 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, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate power adapters. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter similar to this online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tanzania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Tanzania and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America going to Tanzania 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 Tanzania.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tanzania?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a Type G power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Tanzanian power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by three vertical slots with shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Tanzanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire display will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Fire 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 the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tanzanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord and a Type D power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tanzanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Tanzanian power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by 3 round holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Tanzanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tanzanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanzania - Tanzania 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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters