Samsung Kies perfectly working solution on windows 8

All Samsung users with an android OS may heard about a tool named Kies. This piece of software allows users to connect their Smart phones to PC for getting latest Software updates and for Internet Connection. The unique feature of this tools allows customers to transfer files from and to phone and external Memory card.

Advantages of using Samsung Kies

As I mentioned before, there are many advantages for using Samsung Kies. Some of them are as follows.

    • Sync contacts and schedule


  • Sync music, photos, video



  • Firmware upgrade



  • Add new contacts



  • Back up & Restore



  • mobile phone data



  • Purchase Applications


System Requirements for Samsung Kies

If Samsung kies is not working, please check your system information first. The basic features needed for the working of Samsung kies are mentioned below.

OS Needed : Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 , Windows 8

Processor  : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz or above

RAM            : 1 GB and above

Resolution: 1024 x 768 (32 bit or above)

Software Requirement for Samsung Kies

Like the Hardware requirements, there are some software requirements also. Check all this software if you have any problem with kies. Here are those needed tools that we adapted from Samsung website.

    • .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 or above


  • Windows Media Player 10 or above



  • DirectX 9.0C or above


For the windows version 8N and 8 KN, it requires “Media Feature Pack” which can be downloaded from Microsoft’s home page. []

How I connected Kies to windows 8?

Kies not working in windows 8 solution

After I moved to windows 8, I struggles for getting kies connected. After some investigation, I found that, Due to its compatibility mode, kies is not working on windows 8. Then I changed compatibility mode of kies from windows 8 to windows 7. If windows 7 not worked, try windows XP.

    • Right Click on Kies icon


  • Properties



  • Compatibility



  • Tick “Run the program in compatible mode for windows 7” or choose Windows XP



  • OK


This piece of changes worked for me. What about you. Please comment below.

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