How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Egypt

The Wiki Connections page on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type F power plug.

Egyptian power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a new country if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're going abroad.If you are visiting Egypt this page contains instructions showing you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using their standard types F or C Egyptian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Egyptians normally use the Type F plug outlets. When you are visiting Egypt from a different country ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following page shows how to connect the Egyptian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make of Kindle Fire can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Egypt

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Egypt?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to an Egyptian power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Egypt is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Egyptians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Egypt

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for those 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 necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Egypt 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Egypt using 3 pin type B US 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Egypt.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Egypt?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Egyptian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Egyptian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Egyptian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Egyptian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Egyptian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The recessed circular power supply, also called a Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes next to each other and two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Egyptian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Egyptian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt - Egypt country Wikipedia 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters