How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Nepal

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet using Type B USB connector with a Type D power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type M USB adapter

Nepali power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're in going to Nepal.These instructions will show you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're travelling to Nepal by using the D, C or M type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Nepal from another region please ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Nepali power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have all the latest features for your device. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Nepal

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Nepal?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Nepal by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Nepal?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel adapter for Nepal to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of power outlets that Nepali use (D, C and M) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 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 Nepal or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nepal

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, 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 crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 going to Nepal using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 more 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 Nepal.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Nepal?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Nepali 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 Nepali power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD7 situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life is around 8 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet using Type B USB connector with a Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Nepali power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the tablet battery life should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type M USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Nepali power outlet you will need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the Nepali power outlet. This wall supply, technically known as the Type M power outlet [9], looks like 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD7 situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The 7" Kindle battery life is roughly 8 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal - Nepal entry on Wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, 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, costs between $5 to $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, estimated cost between $15 to $20.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced under $15.