How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Albania

A step by step guide showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type F Schuko USB charger.

Albanian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never been there before. This page contains step by step instructions demonstrating exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Albania by using the F or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Albania from another region check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle version by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your device. Go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Albania

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Albania?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to an Albanian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Albania?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel adapter for Albania to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Albanians use (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding 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 or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Albania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Albania using 3 pin 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Albania.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Albania?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Albanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Albanian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two circular adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Albanian 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 HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Albanian power outlet. The sunken round wall outlet can be recognised by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm next to each other, plus metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in 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 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle tablet is 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - wikipedia.org entry about Albania
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th 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 HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, priced at £15-£20.
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, priced at around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.