Samsung Kies software is a freeware for Samsung Device users. Users who have Samsung Wave (BADA OS) or Samsung Android mobile phones can use this free software to sync their phones with Computers. Samsung’s market share is really increasing in smartphones segment and they are doing it right by making this Samsung Kies software free for download and use.
Also with the help of Kies, you can update the firmware of your BADA or Android phones. Whenever an update is available, this software will check on internet and will prompt to update the firmware, if a new version is out. As you can see in the screenshot above, the user interface is really very simple. You can easily find any option which you are looking for.
What are the System Requirements ?
Following are the system requirements for Kies:
- Operating system: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit supported)
- Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768 (32 bit or above)
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz or above
- RAM: 1 GB (recommended)
- Hard drive: 500 MB free space
- Software: Net Framework 3.5 SP1, Windows Media Player 10 or later, Direct X 9.0 C
Mac system requirements:
- OS: MacOS X version 10.5 or later
- CPU: 1.8GHz Intel or faster processor
- RAM: 512MB or more
- Hard drive: At least 100MB free space (recommended)
Samsung Kies Download
Samsung Kies is available not just for Windows, but for Mac users also. Just click on the below link to download:
Click here to download Samsung Kies 2.0 for Windows or for Mac OS. Click on the appropriate button to download Kies for the OS that you are using.
After downloading, just double click on the installer to run and then follow the on-screen process to install Samsung Kies. After successful installation, it will ask you to connect the phone. Just connect it with a data cable which is provided in the package. That should finish the installation process.
If you are using an older version, then you can first uninstall it by going to:
Click on Start > All Programs > Samsung > Uninstall Kies . Follow the onscreen process and uninstall it. There’s also an uninstall utility available for Samsung kies from the official website.
Or if you already have Kies, and if a new version/update is available, then it will ask you to download more recent updates. (check screenshot below)
Just click on OK to download the updates and update your version of Samsung Kies.
Note: Updating firmware may take upto 1 Hour (depending upon your internet speed). Please don’t unplug your device and don’t worry, its normal to take such time.
Features of Kies
- Sync your contacts:
With just a single click, you can sync your phone contact and contacts in Microsoft Outlook
- File Transfer:
You can transfer every type of file to and from your mobile to your Computer. Just use the Contents Manager and transfer your files (music, videos, and others) easily.
- Samsung Apps Store:
This is a an online store and you can download free or paid apps for your Bada or Android devices.
- Easy conversion:
Now you don’t need to use any other video format converting software. You can use the built in, Video Converter and convert any files into mobile recognizable format and size. Yes, it automatically can adjust the video resolution also, depending on your Mobile.
- Easy sharing on Social Media:
The shortcuts enable you to access social media sites like facebook, Youtube and flickr.
- Simultaneous Transfers:
Kies can help you in connecting to upto Four devices at once.Now you can post directly via Phone or PC to these sites.
- Update Mobile Firmware:
When connected to PC, Kies automatically notifies you of new firmware version so that you can always stay updated.
- Connect Wirelessly:
You can connect your device with your computer and then sync your content via WiFi. Note that to use this feature, your device too must support it.
Note that if you are using Kies on Windows 8, then currently only Samsung Android OS and BADA OS based mobile devices are supported.
Hope this helps you in downloading Samsung Kies software suite.
You may also like to read about Samsung Wave 525 Review which comes with BADA mobile operating system.