Charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Oman

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Omani power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type G power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type C USB charger.

Omani power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially for the first time traveller. This page contains simple instructions showing what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling to Oman by using their standard types G or C 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Omanis typically use the Type G plug outlets. You'll find power will change from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Oman from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the Omani power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest set of features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Oman

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Oman?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to an Omani power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Oman?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Oman is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of wall outlets in Oman (G and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Omani trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on a flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Oman we suggest buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Oman

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Oman 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Oman using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Oman. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Oman?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Omani power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type G power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Omani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [7], can be identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the foot of the Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Omani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Omani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Omani Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costs between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$5).
  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, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$5).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).