How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Togolese power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

Togolese power outlet

Varying complicated standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo. These guidelines were specifically written to prevent people needing to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when travelling abroad.When you're planning a trip to Togo the following instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Togolese plug outlet, the Togolese will use a Europlug for charging. If travelling to Togo from a different country ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Togolese power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire model by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation operating system, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Togo?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel power adapter for Togo is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Having a four port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

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 HDX 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Togo.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Togo.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Togo?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Togolese power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Togolese power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Togolese 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. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Togolese power outlet. This unearthed power outlet is recognised by 2 round adjacent holes where the twin pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation takes around under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Togolese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Togolese country entry on wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201303400&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  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, under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / around C$15).