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

Using micro USB Type B connector with a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ugandan power outlet.

Ugandan power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when Uganda.When you're going to travel to Uganda these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the Ugandans using a 13 amp plug for charging. When you are visiting Uganda from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure 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 transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you intend to stay at a Ugandan destination like Kampala we suggest referring to the wikipedia.org page about Uganda [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Ugandan power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Uganda.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Uganda?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Uganda to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and additional support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional power 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 as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Uganda

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge 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 converters offer surge protection which can be useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Uganda 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Uganda.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 Uganda. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Uganda?

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

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ugandan power outlet using Type B USB cord and a Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Ugandan power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 3 slots in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Ugandan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle battery life is 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ugandan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org page about Uganda
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-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, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).