How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Cyprus

Cypriot power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation

Cypriot power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. If travelling to Cyprus these useful instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, with the Cypriots using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. If travelling to Cyprus from a different region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

These instructions show how to connect the Cypriot power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this make of the Kindle tablet by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cyprus

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Cyprus?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cyprus by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cyprus?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Cyprus to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Cyprus

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Cyprus using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Cyprus.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cyprus?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Cypriot power outlet with Micro USB type B connector and a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Cypriot power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. This power outlet (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical slots in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cypriot power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your Fire lasts 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus - Cypriot country 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters