Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Kies or Samsung Kies is a software utility that allows users to transfer files between a PC and an Android phone. Samsung also uses this utility to offer firmware updates, and it may also be used to synchronize and backup files from the phone to a desktop computer. This tool may use both USB connections as well as a wireless counterpart. Kies does not use the phones data service but must be connected to a Wi-Fi network to transfer files.

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