Kies: How do I use Kies Air to manage my files?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

File Explorer


You can transfer files between your device and your computer, or another Samsung Mobile Device, by using Kies Air File Explorer. Upload, download, and delete files stored on your device.

From a Computer


Navigating to Files

You can view files and folders on your device by clicking File Explorer 1 in the left navigation panel. Expand file options by clicking 1 or close file options by clicking 1 across from the file name at the right edge of the window. File explorer provides the following tools that enable you to easily navigate through the files and folders on your device.

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    • Top: Return to the Top folder on your device

    • Upper folder: Navigate up to the parent folder

    • ALL: Select all files in a folder

    • Delete: Delete select files

    • Download: Download select files

    • Upload: Upload files into the current folder


Upload Files


Kies Air lets you transfer files from your computer to your mobile device.


1. In Kies Air, navigate to the folder on your device where you want to store the files from your computer.

2. Click Upload in the upper-left corner corner of the window to select the file you wish to add to your device.

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3. Locate the file on your computer you wish to upload, then click OK.

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4. The file will begin uploading to your device.

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NOTE: Java™ is needed to run certain components of Kies Air.


Download Files

Download multiple files from your device to your computer by clicking the Checkbox next to the file name. Click Download at the upper-left corner of the window to transfer all the checked files to your computer.

To download individual files:

    1. Click 1 across from the file name at the right edge of the window to view the file options.

    2. Click Download below the file name.

    3. The file will begin downloading to your computer.


Delete Files

Delete multiple files saved on your device by clicking the Checkbox next to the the file name. Click Delete at the upper-left corner of the window to delete all the checked files.

To delete individual files:

    1. Click 1 across from the file name at the right edge of the window to view the file options.

    2. Click Delete below the file name.

    3. Click OK to confirm deletion of the file.

From a Samsung Mobile Device


NOTE: Mobile view available only with Samsung mobile devices.


Navigating to Files

You can view files and folders on your mobile device by touching File Explorer1 in the main Home screen.

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    • Top: Return to the Top folder on your device.

    • Upper folder: Navigate up to the parent folder.

    • Download: Download select files.

    • Upload: Upload files into the current folder.


Upload Files


Kies Air lets you transfer files between your mobile devices.


1. In Kies Air, navigate to the folder on your device where you want to store the files.

2. Touch Upload in the upper-right corner corner of the window to select the file you wish to add to your device.

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3. Choose an upload action.

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4. Locate and touch the file you wish to upload.

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5. The file will begin uploading to your device.

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Download Files


Download files from your device by touching the Download 1 next to the file name.

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NOTE: To open the file immediately after downloading, open the Notification Panel by swiping your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom, and touch the downloaded file.

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