Charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation when planning a trip to Algeria

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Algerian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Algerian power outlet

Varying complicated standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation when travelling to Algeria.These step by step instructions shows exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation when travelling to Algeria using the types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Algeria from another region please check that the Kindle Fire 1st generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Algerian power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This version of Kindle can be identified by the power button on the bottom and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 6.3.4 or greater of the Kindle Fire 1st generation firmware, but 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. For further information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Algeria

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Algeria?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to an Algerian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Algeria?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 1st generation or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Algeria to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of plug sockets in Algeria (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel chargers. 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 while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Algeria 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 North America visiting Algeria.
  • 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 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 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 Algeria.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Algeria?

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with an Algerian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Algerian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation using the Algerian 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Algerian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port on the base of the tablet situated between the power button and the headphone output.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the first gen Kindle Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The first gen Kindle Fire takes approximately less than 4 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 1st generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with an Algerian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Algerian power outlet

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with an Algerian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation using an Algerian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Algerian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. On the bottom of your tablet situated between the power button and the headphone output you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes under 4 hours to completely recharge, 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 1st generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Algerian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Wikipedia entry about Algeria
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200711000&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters