Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S

Update phone software - Samsung Galaxy S

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You can check for available software updates for your phone and download them. Follow these instructions to update your phone's software.
It is recommended that you back up the phone memory. Click here for information on how to back up the phone memory.

Samsung Galaxy S
Step 1 of 12

Install Samsung Kies

Go to www.samsungapps.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download Samsung Kies.
Download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.

Step 2 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press Applications.

Step 3 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press Settings.

Step 4 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press About phone.

Step 5 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press USB settings.

Step 6 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press Samsung Kies.

Step 7 of 12

Select setting for USB connection

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

Step 8 of 12

Connect phone and computer

Open the cover at the top of your phone.

Step 9 of 12

Connect phone and computer

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

Step 10 of 12

Update phone software

Start the program Samsung Kies on your computer.
Depending on your settings in Samsung Kies, the program may suggest to update your phone automatically.

Step 11 of 12

Update phone software

To start the update manually:
Select your phone on the list of connected devices.

Step 12 of 12

Update phone software

Select Firmware upgrade.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the phone software.

1. Install Samsung Kies

Go to www.samsungapps.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download Samsung Kies.
Download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
Samsung Galaxy S

2. Select setting for USB connection

Press Applications.
Press Settings.
Press About phone.
Press USB settings.
Press Samsung Kies.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

3. Connect phone and computer

Open the cover at the top of your phone.
Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

4. Update phone software

Start the program Samsung Kies on your computer.
Depending on your settings in Samsung Kies, the program may suggest to update your phone automatically.
To start the update manually:
Select your phone on the list of connected devices.
Select Firmware upgrade.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the phone software.