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

A guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean power outlet with type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type D USB plug.

Sierra Leonean power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting abroad.This page has step by step instructions showing you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling to Sierra Leone using the standard G or D type Sierra Leonean 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Sierra Leone from a different region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you're planning on visiting a Sierra Leonean city like Freetown we suggest reading the Sierra Leonean Wikipedia page [1] for further information.

These instructions show how to connect the Sierra Leonean power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire model is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that 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 ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sierra Leone.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sierra Leone?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Sierra Leone to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Sierra Leone (G and D) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can power more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger 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 on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Sierra Leone

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Sierra Leone 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Sierra Leone 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 travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Sierra Leone. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Sierra Leone?

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

A guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean power outlet with type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean 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. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Sierra Leonean power outlet. This wall outlet (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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 at the foot of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Sierra Leonean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th 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 the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean power outlet

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

A guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Sierra Leonean power outlet you will need to use a Type D 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 D USB power adapter in the Sierra Leonean power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by three holes forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sierra Leonean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information 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 D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Sierra Leonean power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Sierra Leonean Wikipedia 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, under $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, under $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, under $15.
  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.