How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Egypt

A guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type C power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type F Schuko USB charger.

Egyptian power outlet

When planning a vacation to Egypt it can be useful to know in advance if you'll be able to use your electronics such as cell phones and laptop computers when you're there. But, without knowing which power supply to expect you may end up either over packing with too many spare adaptors or bring the wrong power adaptor, meaning needing to borrow a suitable adaptor on arrival. Differing voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are going to Egypt.If going to Egypt these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the F or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Egyptians will typically use the Type F sockets in their plug outlets. If travelling to Egypt from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Egyptian power outlet to your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle version is identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Egypt.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Egypt?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Egypt is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Egyptians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power 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 and smartphones without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this online, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Egypt

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Egypt using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Egypt. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Egypt?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Egyptian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Egyptian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an Egyptian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Egyptian power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply (called the Europlug) can be identified by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Egyptian 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 charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last approximately 7 - 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 charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Egyptian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Egyptian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins and two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Egyptian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Egyptian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

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  1. Wikipedia - Egyptian Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, costing 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price around $15.