Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Algeria

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Algerian power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Algerian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. When you are visiting Algeria the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Algeria from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Algerian power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model is identified by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Algeria

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Algeria?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to an Algerian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Algeria?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best international travel adapter for Algeria is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Algerians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters 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 Algeria 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Algeria.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Algeria.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Algeria?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Algerian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The 8.9 inch Kindle battery life should last 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet by using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Algerian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the Algerian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm apart from each other along with two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then 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 8.9 4th generation. On the bottom of your Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation is approximately 10 to 12 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Algerian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Algerian country Wiki page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated price 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, priced under $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, priced between $15 to $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.