How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Lebanon

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet with type B USB connector and a Type G power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pinned Type A USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Lebanese power outlet

If packing for a vacation it can be useful to know in advance if you can charge any electronics like mobiles or laptop computers when you arrive. Without knowing which power supply is used you are more likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, therefore having to buy or borrow a suitable charger when you arrive. Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're visiting abroad.This page contains step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Lebanon by using the standard types G, A, B, C or D Lebanese 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G plug outlets are used by most Lebanese. If travelling to Lebanon from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

The following page shows how to connect the Lebanese power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this version of the Kindle tablet 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 rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. Visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Lebanon

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Lebanese power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Lebanon?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Lebanon to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [15]. There are five different standards of wall outlets in Lebanon (G, A, B, C and D) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Lebanon or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [15] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Lebanon

The 4 port USB travel charger [15] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America going to Lebanon using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 Lebanon.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Lebanon?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Lebanese 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. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 slots in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet with type B USB cord and a Type A power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Lebanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 adjacent slots where the blades slide into. Be aware power cables with type A sockets which are rated at less that 240 V should not be used so we suggest checking first.
  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 7 4th generation. On the top right of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Fire battery life is 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Lebanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

Using type B micro USB connector and a Type B power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Lebanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Lebanese power outlet. The plug outlet, technically known as the Type B power outlet [9], is recognised by the two thin slots parallel to each other where the twin plug outlet blades slide into with a hole below for the ground pin. Please be aware power cables with type B outlets which are rated at 125 volts shouldn't be used in The Lebanon so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into 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 on the top right of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7 inch situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Lebanese 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 charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Lebanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Lebanese power outlet. The power outlet, sometimes known as the Europlug, is recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is 8 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet with type B USB cord and a Type D power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Lebanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [13]) can be identified by the three round holes forming a triangular pattern 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 7 4th generation. On the top right of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Lebanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the screen will display a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life is 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Lebanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebanon - Lebanese 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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  10. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  12. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  14. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  15. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters