How do I Download, Install, or Uninstall Kies 2.6?

You can download Kies for free from the Samsung Kies website.

  • Installing Kies
    1. Disconnect the USB cable from the device before continuing.

    2. Go to www.samsung.com/kies.

    3. Click the DOWNLOAD FOR WINDOWS button, and then click the DOWNLOAD KIES button.

    4. Depending on your browser and browser settings, you may be asked where you want to save the file. Select the location and click Save.

    5. Opening the file for installation will differ between different browsers. Follow the process for opening a downloaded file from your browser, or open Windows Explorer, browse to the location you saved the file to, and double-click KiesSetup.exe.

    6. Respond to any security warnings about installing software.

    7. You can change the installation folder by clicking Change.... Review the terms of the license agreement, and mark the checkbox next to I accept the terms of the license agreement. Click Next.



    8. The install progress screen is shown. The installation may take several minutes.



    9. Select the additional components you want to install. We recommend that you install the Unified Driver Installer. Video Conversion Codec(MyFreeCodec) is an application that lets you play a wider range of video formats. When you are ready, click Next.

      Important! When you access certain features, like video playback, you may be asked to install a codec if you do not install one at this time.



    10. If you chose to download MyFreeCodec, Kies will take you through codec installation. Review the terms, click I Agree, and follow the steps to download MyFreeCodec.

      Note: We advise that you download and install a codec. When you access certain features, like video playback, you may be asked to install one. A codec lets you play a wider range of video formats.



    11. Mark the checkbox next to Create Shortcut on Desktop to add a shortcut to Kies on your Windows desktop. Mark the checkbox next to Run Samsung Kies, and mark the version of Kies you want to launch when you finish. Click Finish to close the installer.

  • Uninstalling Kies

    It may be necessary to update Kies or reinstall the application. We recommend you completely uninstall the application and reinstall the latest version from the web.

    1. Disconnect the USB cable from the device before continuing.

    2. Go to www.samsung.com/kies.

    3. Click the DOWNLOAD FOR WINDOWS button, and then click the DOWNLOAD KIES button.

    4. Click Run.

    5. Click Remove when prompted with Kies Reinstall or Remove.

    6. Click the checkbox next to Delete temporary save file, and click Yes.

    7. The application will then be removed from the computer.

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