How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Qatar

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet with Type B USB micro cord and a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a three pin Type D USB charger.

Qatari power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page was specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.This page contains a step by step guide which shows what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're visiting Qatar by using their Type G or D Qatari 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type G power outlets are normally used by a majority of Qataris. You will find power is different depending on which country you are travelling to so we recommend reading the Asia page for a complete list of countries. If you are visiting Qatar from a different country please ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging.

These instructions show you how to connect the Qatari power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Qatar

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Qatar?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Qatar by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Qatar?

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Qatar to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Qataris use two different standards of power outlets (G and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel chargers for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel often we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

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 HDX 8.9 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. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Qatar 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Qatar.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America 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 a 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Qatar.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Qatar?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet with Type B USB micro cord and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the Qatari power outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 rectangular holes containing shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the foot of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation 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 screen will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Qatari power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB type B cord and a Type D power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Qatari power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type D power outlet [7], looks like 3 holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of your tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Qatari power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your lasts 10 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Qatari power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar - Qatar Wikipedia web 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=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters