Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Mozambique

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a double pinned Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a three pin Type M power charger

Mozambican power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation abroad.This simple guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Mozambique by using their types F, C or M 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If visiting Mozambique from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the Mozambican power outlet to the 7" Kindle Fire HDX and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Mozambique

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Mozambique?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Mozambican power outlet.

Mozambique

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Mozambique is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three different types of wall outlets in Mozambique (F, C and M) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this will allow you to recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

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 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Mozambique 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Mozambique.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Mozambique. [11]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Mozambique?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable and a Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Mozambican power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Mozambican power outlet. The plug supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the base of your Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire HDX screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 12 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Mozambican power outlet you will 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 plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the bottom of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation is approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Using USB Type B connector and a Type M USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Mozambican power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type M USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by three large holes forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of your Third Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the 7" Kindle Fire HDX is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Mozambique
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  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.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, priced at under $20.
  9. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet, costs between $10 to $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $10 to $15.