How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Cote d Ivoire

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ivorian power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pin Type E USB adapter.

Ivorian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when Cote d Ivoire.This guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Cote d Ivoire using their E or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Cote d Ivoire from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating during charging.

These instructions show you how to connect the Ivorian power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this version of the Kindle Fire by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cote d Ivoire

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Cote d Ivoire?

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

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Cote d Ivoire to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Ivorians use (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Cote d Ivoire. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Cote d Ivoire

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Cote d Ivoire 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 Cote d Ivoire.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America 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 a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Cote d Ivoire.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cote d Ivoire?

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ivorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Ivorian 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall outlet. This power outlet can be identified by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Ivorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The tablet battery life lasts around 8 to 11 hours depending on use. 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 an Ivorian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ivorian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type E power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Ivorian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the Ivorian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Ivorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ivorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire - Ivorian country entry on Wikipedia.org
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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