How to charge your Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Togo

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire from a Togolese power outlet.

Togolese power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire in Togo. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire abroad.If you are visiting Togo these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type power outlet, the Togolese will use a Europlug for charging. When you are travelling to Togo from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Togolese power outlet to your tablet. These instructions assume that you are using the most recent version of the operating system for the Fire, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in Togo

Can the Kindle Fire be used in Togo?

You can connect a Kindle Fire to a Togolese power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Togo?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Togo is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Togo. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

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, 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 can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Togo and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Togo using 3 pin 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 America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 Togo. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Togo?

Powering a Kindle Fire with a Togolese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire with a Togolese power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire using the Togolese power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Togolese power outlet. This unearthed wall supply, also known as the Europlug, is recognised by the two holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. It will take between approximately 4 hours to 12 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the type of Kindle you are using, the strength of the power source and if you are using the Kindle whilst charging. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire with a Togolese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Togolese Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. 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.
  5. 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, estimated price between $5 to $10.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.