How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Bolivia

A guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bolivian power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pinned Type A USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

Bolivian power outlet

Different standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia. These instructions were specifically written to prevent visitors needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they're going to Bolivia.If going to Bolivia this page has instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the standard types C or A 115 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sources will vary regionally so we recommend that you read the WikiConnections world power connections guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are visiting Bolivia from a different region then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originate from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) can take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that your device is dual voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use.

This guide shows you how to connect the Bolivian power outlet to the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle is recognised by rear and front facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation and visiting more than one country then the best international travel charger for Bolivia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Bolivians use two different standards of wall outlets (C and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your Bolivian trip. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bolivia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Bolivia using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bolivia. [9] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bolivia?

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bolivian power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type A USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bolivian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Bolivian power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two thin adjacent slots where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Third Generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet should last approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bolivian power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bolivian power outlet

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bolivian power outlet by using USB Type B cable with a Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Bolivian 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. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Bolivian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the base of the 8.9" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bolivian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Bolivia entry on wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, estimated price between $5 to $10 USD (around £1 GBP / under C$20).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).