Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Togo

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Togolese power outlet.

Togolese power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. The following step by step guide shows you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're in Togo using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C power outlet, with the Togolese using a Europlug for wall outlets. When travelling to Togo from another region double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Togolese power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this make of the Kindle tablet by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Togo

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Togolese power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Togo?

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Togo to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel chargers for your trip to Togo or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however 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 for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Togo 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Togo.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Togo.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Togo?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Togolese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Togolese power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Togolese power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Togolese power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of the 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is around 8 to 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 the charging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Togolese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Togolese country Wiki 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=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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters