Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to Pakistan

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter, how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pin Type G power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pin Type D power adapter

Pakistani power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. This page was written to stop travellers worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're visiting abroad.The following guide will show exactly what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going to Pakistan using the types G, C, D or M 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will find power is different from region to region therefore we suggest reading the Asia page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Pakistan from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Pakistani power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This model of Kindle can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire OS operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Pakistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Pakistan?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Pakistan by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Pakistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Pakistanis use four different types of power outlets (types G, C, D and M) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Pakistan we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Pakistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Pakistan.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Pakistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Pakistan?

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

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Pakistani power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Pakistani power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three rectangular slots containing plastic shutters forming a triangle shape.
  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 port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire is approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Pakistani power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The power outlet is identified by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top right of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this power supply by the three holes forming a triangle pattern.
  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 port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your 7" Kindle is approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type M USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Pakistani power outlet you will need to use a Type M USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the Pakistani power outlet. This power supply (sometimes known as the Type M power outlet [11]) can be recognised by 3 large holes forming a triangle pattern.
  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 port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your 7" Kindle lasts around 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Pakistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan - Pakistan page on Wikipedia
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  12. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters