Charging a Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Algeria

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire with an Algerian power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Algerian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country especially if you've never visited before. This page was written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire when you're in staying in Algeria.This page contains a guide telling you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire when staying in Algeria using the F or C type Algerian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Algeria from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your Kindle Fire is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Algerian power outlet to your tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed the most recent version of Fire OS for the Fire, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire OS update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire device support [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire in Algeria

Can the Kindle Fire be used in Algeria?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire to an Algerian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Algeria?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Algeria to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Algerians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Algerian trip. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Algeria and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Algeria using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Algeria. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Algeria?

Charging a Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire with an Algerian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Algerian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire display will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between approximately 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this may be longer depending on the model of Fire you have, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type F USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire from the Algerian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The recessed round power outlet can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral along with a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between around 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer depending on the model of tablet you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from an Algerian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Algeria wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  5. 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).
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).