How to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Zimbabwe

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Zimbabwe power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pin Type D USB adapter.

Zimbabwe power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Zimbabwe. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when Zimbabwe.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're travelling to Zimbabwe by using the G or D type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, please be aware Type G wall outlets will be typically used by a majority of Zimbabweans. You'll discover most power sockets differ from country to country so please read our Wikiconnections global power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If visiting Zimbabwe from a different region check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

The following page shows how to connect the Zimbabwe power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Zimbabwe by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Zimbabwe?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Zimbabwe is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Zimbabweans use two different standards of wall outlets (G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Zimbabwe

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Zimbabwe.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 Zimbabwe.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Zimbabwe?

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Zimbabwe power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Zimbabwe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular configuration.
  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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Zimbabwe power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The Kindle battery life is 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Zimbabwe power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Zimbabwe power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Zimbabwe power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Zimbabwe 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. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the Zimbabwe power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Zimbabwe power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Zimbabwe power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe Wikipedia web 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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, costs £10-£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, around £5.
  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, priced at £25-£30.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £15.