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

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type D USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a three pinned Type M power adapter

Nepali power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to help assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying abroad.When you are visiting Nepal these instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using their standard D, C or M type Nepali 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the Asia and power supplies page for a full list of regions and countries. When travelling to Nepal from a different country please double check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure 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 prevent the device from overheating during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Nepali power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle model by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Nepal

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

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

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Nepal?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Nepal to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets in Nepal (types D, C and M) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters for your Nepali trip. By only bringing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries 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 wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing 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 power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 Nepal using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Nepal.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Nepal?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Nepali 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. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Nepali power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the bottom of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire screen will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation lasts 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type D USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Nepali power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three circular holes in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nepali 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 charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life should last 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type M USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Nepali power outlet you'll need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type M USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The power supply, technically called the Type M power outlet [9], can be identified by 3 round holes in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB 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 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nepali 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 charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts around 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal - Nepal 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
  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
  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
  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
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters