How to charge a Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Jordan

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord and a three pinned Type B USB charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and charging a Kindle Fire using a Europlug Type C USB adapter

Jordanian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire . This page is a step by step guide telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire when you're travelling to Jordan using their Type G, B, C, D, F or J Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G power outlets will be typically used by a majority of Jordanians. When visiting Jordan from another country please check that your Kindle Fire can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Jordanian power outlet to your Kindle tablet. This page assumes you have installed the most recent version of Fire OS for the Kindle, if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in Jordan

Can you use a Kindle Fire in Jordan?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire in Jordan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Jordan?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire and visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for Jordan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are six different standards of wall outlets that Jordanians use (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of 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 included heads over. If your Kindle Fire is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Jordan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 Jordan. [16] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Jordan?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord and a Type G power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire using a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three slots containing plastic shutters in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. It takes between 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer depending on the type of tablet you are charging, the strength of the power source and if you are using the Kindle during the recharging process. For more information on charging the Fire please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord and a three pinned Type B USB charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire from the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular hole below for the ground pin. Please note that power cables with type B outlets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Jordan so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. It will take between 4 hours to 12 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the type of tablet you have, the strength of the power charger and if you are using the Kindle whilst charging. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet with type B Micro USB cord and a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [8] or Europlug) is recognised by the 2 holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between approximately 4 hours to 12 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the model of Kindle tablet you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord and a Type D power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. This plug outlet (sometimes known as the Type D power outlet [10]) can be identified by three circular holes in a triangle shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. It takes between 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer depending on the type of tablet you are charging, the strength of the power source and if you are using the Kindle during the recharging process. For more information on charging the Fire please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F power charger to charge a Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire using a Jordanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug the Type F USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two large circular adjacent holes for live and neutral and two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It takes between around 4 hours to 12 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the type of Kindle tablet you are using, the charger strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire with a Jordanian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a three pin Type J USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire from the Jordanian power outlet you will need a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type J USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the hexagon shaped power outlet by the 3 circular holes forming a flattened triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Fire will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. It will take between around 4 hours to 12 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the model of Fire you have, the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst charging. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type J power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Jordanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Jordan country entry on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, £15-£20.
  5. 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, estimated price £5-£10.
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, £20-£25.
  8. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated price around £10.
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated price £20-£25.
  12. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, around £15.
  14. iec.ch - Type J power outlet
  15. Type J USB power adapter - Type J USB chargers have three rounded pins placed in a flattened triangular pattern with the top pin acting as an earth, £20-£25.
  16. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.