How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to Niger

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a three pinned Type A USB charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type B USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type C Europlug USB charger

Nigerien power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. When you're visiting Niger these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the standard Type D, A, B, C, E or F 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Niger from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Nigerien power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version is identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you are using Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Niger

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

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

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Niger is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Nigeriens use six different standards of wall outlets (D, A, B, C, E and F) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

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 simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your Nigerien trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Niger

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those 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 visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Niger and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 Niger.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Niger. [17] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Niger?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a three pinned Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Nigerien power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. The wall supply, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], can be identified by two adjacent slots next to each other where the pins go. Please be aware that power cords used with type A outlets which are rated at less that 240 V should not be used in Niger so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the bottom of the Kindle situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX7 takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation lasts 9 - 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 times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Using type B USB micro cord and a Type B power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type B USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. This wall outlet (known as the Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by the 2 slots next to each other where the short live and neutral blades sit with a semicircular shaped hole below for the earthed pin. Note power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at 125 volts should not be used so please check first.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of the 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle tablet battery life should last approximately 9 - 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 and the recharging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

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

Using USB type B cord and a 3 pinned Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. The plug outlet, also called the Europlug, is identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle battery life should last approximately 9 - 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 and the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

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

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type D power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Nigerien power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 3 circular holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB 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 HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the tablet should last around 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Using type B USB micro cord and a Type E power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Nigerien power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go plus a single metal earth pin protruding from the top in a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of the 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle tablet battery life should last approximately 9 - 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 and the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord and a Type F power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Nigerien power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [16] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB 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 HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the tablet should last around 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Niger Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 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, costing around $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.
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, under $10.
  9. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15.
  11. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, under $15.
  13. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  14. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, between $10 to $15.
  15. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  16. 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, costs between $10 to $15.
  17. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing between $15 to $20.