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Samsung Galaxy S3 - Kies Connection Problem

I can't seem to connect phone to Samsung Kies with my SG3. Have now tried several times and have un-installed and re-installed Kies software, have unplugged and re-plugged USB  cable connected to SG3 (sw 4.1.1) . Using Windows Vista, tried on windows 7 laptop - only manged occasionally to connect to my old Samsung Galaxy S1 a while back, but has stopped for a while now. Samsung Galaxay S3 UK version doesn't seem to connect by USB. Tried by wireless - but nothing! Kies doesn't seem to detect a USB connection; am sure my USB cable is fine and USB ports are fine. Downloaded Kies from Samsung site, used offical USB, tried using Troubleshooting Connection; which did not work!

 

Also is the new software SG3 upgrade that allows better multitasking (as like in SG: Note II) able to be done in Over The Air  - or just by Kies using USB ? Is the Update available now in the UK ?

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RE: Samsung Galaxy S3 - Kies Connection Problem

Most upgrades are OTA these days - the latest upgrade is scheduled for this month and should allow split screen/ dual apps to run.

Samsung 55Inch TV, Marantz SR 7009 Receiver, Panasonic 460 Blu Ray player, Monitor Audio Radius R270 fronts, Apex A40 centre, Virgin Tivo box, Sony Xperia Z3 phone + Z2 Tablet.

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RE: Samsung Galaxy S3 - Kies Connection Problem

I've given up with Kies. My S3 connects, it says there's a firmware upgrade but every time I tell it to install it it thinks about it for a while then crashes...

 

 

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RE: Samsung Galaxy S3 - Kies Connection Problem

I just want to update the firmware - which I was told needs to be done by Kies by USB! I do hope Over The Air will be available for the multitasking update(the main reason I want the update)...It sdoes eems rather careless of Sumsung knowing Kies is very problematic and tempremental (as reporeted across the net); yet refuse to look into it. 

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RE: Samsung Galaxy S3 - Kies Connection Problem

I just want to update the SG3 with the latest firmware - which I was told needs to be done by Kies by USB! I do hope Over The Air will be available for the multitasking update(the main reason I want the update)...It does seem rather careless of Sumsung knowing Kies is very problematic and tempremental (as reporeted across the net); yet refuse to look into it. 

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