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Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S

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Update phone software

You can check for available software updates for the phone and download them. Follow these instructions to update the phone's software.
Before you can update the phone's software, you need to install the program Samsung Kies on your computer.

Furthermore, it is recommended that you back up the phone memory. Click here to see how.

Step 1 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press Applications.

Step 2 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press About phone.

Step 4 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press USB settings.

Step 5 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press Samsung Kies.

Step 6 of 11

Select setting for USB connection

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

Step 7 of 11

Connect phone and computer

Open the cover at the top of the phone.

Step 8 of 11

Connect phone and computer

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

Step 9 of 11

Update phone software

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

Step 10 of 11

Update phone software

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

Step 11 of 11

Update phone software

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

1. 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.

2. Connect phone and computer

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

3. Update phone software

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

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