How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in American Samoa

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type A USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB charger

American Samoan power outlet

If you are packing for a vacation it can be useful to know in advance if you can power your common devices when you're there. However without knowing which plug socket is used you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, leaving you needing to purchase a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you're there. Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in American Samoa. This page has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when abroad.When you're going to travel to American Samoa these useful instructions show how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their I, A, B or F type 120 volt 60Hz power outlets, Type I plug outlets are used by most American Samoans. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to American Samoa from another country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts can take longer to charge or won't turn on, check your device is dual-voltage (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

The following page shows how to connect the American Samoan power outlet to your Kids Edition Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in American Samoa?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in American Samoa.

American Samoa

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in American Samoa?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for American Samoa is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. American Samoans use four different standards of wall outlets (I, A, B and F) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for American 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 those also wishing 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 travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 power converter for travellers originating from America visiting American Samoa.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting American Samoa. [13]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in American Samoa?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pinned Type A USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an American Samoan power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 adjacent slots next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the American Samoan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the lasts roughly 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

Using Micro USB Type B connector and a Type B power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an American Samoan power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the American Samoan power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the American Samoan power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by two thin slots with a semicircular shaped hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the American Samoan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the should last approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an American Samoan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an American Samoan power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an American Samoan power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This round power outlet can be identified by two large circular adjacent holes and two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the American Samoan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

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

Instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an American Samoan power outlet by using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an American Samoan power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the American Samoan power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the American Samoan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an American Samoan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia entry about American Samoa
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, C$4-C$5.
  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, estimated cost under C$15.
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. 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, under C$5.
  9. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  10. 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, under C$5.
  11. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  12. 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, under C$5.
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.