Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Bolivia

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type A power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a two pin Type C USB plug.

Bolivian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when travelling abroad.This page contains a simple guide demonstrating exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Bolivia using the Type C or A 115 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Bolivia from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally electrical devices which originate from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check the device is a dual voltage device (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use. If you intend to stay in a destination such as Santa Cruz de la Sierra we suggest reading the Bolivia Wikipedia page [1] for more details.

This guide shows you how to connect the Bolivian power outlet to the Kids Edition Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this Kindle model by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the support website at 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 Bolivia

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Bolivian power outlet.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel charger for Bolivia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Bolivians use (C and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on your 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 sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bolivia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Bolivia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bolivia.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bolivia?

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

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Bolivian power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Bolivian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two thin slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the base of the Kids Edition Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet

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

A guide showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Kids Edition Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Forth Generation Kindle Fire lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information 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 Bolivian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolivia - Bolivia Wikipedia 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, priced £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, around £5.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, costs £5-£10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs around £15.