How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Angola

Using micro USB type B connector with a Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Angolan power outlet.

Angolan power outlet

Complicated voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This page has instructions showing exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're visiting Angola by using a 220 volt 50Hz C Type power outlet, the Angolans will use Europlugs for wall outlets. You will find that most power sockets will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power connections list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Angola from another region double check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

The following page shows how to connect the Angolan power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation Fire OS, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Angola

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Angola?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to an Angolan power outlet by using a power convertor.

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What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Angola?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Angola is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Angola. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Angola.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Angola. [7]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Angola?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Angolan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Angolan power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Angolan 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. First plug the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Angolan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Fire lasts roughly 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Angolan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Angolan Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, 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, priced at under $10.
  7. 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.