Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type D power charger.

Qatari power outlet

When packing for a trip it is helpful to know in advance if you can power all your indispensable electronics that you'll be bringing along. But, without knowing which power supply to expect you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong adaptor, thereby leaving you needing to buy a potentially expensive power adaptor when you get there. Differing frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar. These step-by-step instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Qatar by using their Type G or D Qatari 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Qataris normally use the Type G sockets in their plug outlets. If travelling to Qatar from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. If you plan to stay somewhere such as Doha or Al Khor we recommend reading the Wikipedia.org entry about Qatar [1] for more indepth information on travelling to the location.

This guide shows you how to connect the Qatari power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire version is identified 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. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation Fire OS, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation OS update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Qatari power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Qatar to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Qataris use two different standards of wall outlets (types G and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling regularly we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Qatar

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Qatar using type B American 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Qatar.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Qatar?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Qatari 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 by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots containing plastic shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Qatari power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle tablet is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet by using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Qatari power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Qatari power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by three round holes in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Qatari power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the 6" Kindle Fire lasts 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar - Wikipedia.org entry about Qatar
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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