Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Samoa

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Samoan power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type I USB adapter.

Samoan power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plug types can often be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. If you are going to Samoa these useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the 230 volt 50Hz I Type Samoan plug outlet. When you are travelling to Samoa from another country check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Samoan power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire model by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Samoan power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Samoa?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Samoa is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Samoa

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 HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Samoa and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Samoa using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 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 Samoa. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Samoa?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Samoan power outlet

Using Type B USB micro connector with a 3 pin Type I USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Samoan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Samoan power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type I USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by three thin slots in an upside-down triangular shape with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Samoan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Samoan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Samoa page on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, £20-£25.
  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, priced around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.