Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Angola

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Angolan power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Angolan power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Angola.If you're planning a trip to Angola this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C plug outlet, the Angolans will use a Europlug for wall outlets. If you are visiting Angola from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) 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 converter to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Angolan power outlet to your Kindle Fire Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this Kindle model by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your Kindle. Visit the support website at Amazon 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 Angola

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Angola?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Angola by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for Angola to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Angola and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Angola.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Angola.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Angola?

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

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Angolan power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Angolan power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Angolan power outlet. The power outlet, also called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB Micro cable 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'll find the USB port on the bottom of your situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Angolan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is around 10 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Angolan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola - Angolan country wikipedia 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, priced 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, costing under $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $10 to $15.