Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Sweden

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swedish power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a two pin Schuko Type F USB plug.

Swedish power outlet

Varying complicated standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sweden using the types F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note Type F power outlets will be used by a majority of Swedes. You'll find power supplies will change from country to country therefore we recommend reading the World power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Sweden from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan to stay in a destination such as Stockholm we recommend referring to the Sweden Wikipedia page [1] for further details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Swedish power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation operating system, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Swedish power outlet.

Sweden

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

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel charger for Sweden is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets that Swedes use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Sweden

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Sweden using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Sweden. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sweden?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Swedish power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swedish power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Swedish power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This unearthed plug supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Swedish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge, 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 Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Swedish power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Swedish power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Swedish power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Swedish power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm adjacent to each other and a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Swedish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Forth Generation 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 process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation lasts around 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Swedish power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Sweden Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 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 F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).