Samsung Kies: Android

Understanding Kies

Kies is a desktop software available from the Samsung  which allows you to manage, transfer, and enjoy digital content, including photos, videos, music, contacts, and calendar events between a Samsung device and a computer. There have been multiple versions of Kies that provide different experiences in the past, and in an effort to simplify, only one Kies desktop version now remains.


Download Kies Desktop Software from


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Kies Features
VersionMedia and Data SyncData Backup and RestoreMobile Firmware (device software) UpdatesImport Export (files)USB Cable Required



Help & how to

Basic Troubleshooting

All troubleshooting support for Kies experience including installation, connectivity between handset and Kies as well as device OS updates should be forwarded to Samsung. Review Samsung's site or contact Samsung to ensure you are running the most recent version of Kies.


See Kies Air for additional  support.



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