Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in The Philippines

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Filipino power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a three pinned Type A power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B USB plug and how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type C Europlug power adapter

Filipino power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . This page is a simple guide telling you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are in The Philippines by using their standard C, A or B type Filipino 220 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please note Type C power outlets will be normally used by most Filipinos. If you are travelling to The Philippines from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Filipino power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire can be identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Philippines.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Philippines?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel adapter for The Philippines is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Filipinas use three different standards of wall outlets (types C, A and B) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your Filipino trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to The Philippines we suggest buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Philippines

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting 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 necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The Philippines 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 The Philippines.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 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 The Philippines.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Philippines?

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Filipino power outlet

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

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Filipino power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it in the Filipino power outlet. The power supply (known as the Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other for live and neutral pins. Please be aware that power cables used with type A sockets which are rated at less that 240 volts should not be used so we recommend checking first.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your tablet situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Filipino power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Filipino power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Filipino power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pin Type B power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Filipino power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Filipino power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type B USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 thin slots for live and neutral blades with a single semicircle hole below for the longer grounded pin. Please be aware that power cords with type B plugs which are rated at less that 240 volts shouldn't be used so we recommend checking prior to continuing.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Filipino power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last roughly 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Filipino power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Filipino power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Filipino power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Filipino power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Filipino power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last roughly 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Filipino power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippines - Filipino 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/typeA.htm - Type A 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 A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, estimated cost £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, £5-£10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, estimated price £10-£15.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, £15-£20.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.