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Support Kies Air vanished with upgrade. Galaxy S

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  1. chalk

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    Hi.

    Looking for an app that does the same as Kies Air. Only because samsung saw fit to remove it from the Galaxy S during the firmeware upgrade. I contacted them about it, thinking I was just not looking in the right place for it, and they confirmed, it is no longer available with the Galaxy S. The new software doesn't contain Kies Air in the installed apps.

    Is it just me, or does anyone else think this is just down right stupid? It was a fantastic application, one I used to bragg about and sing the Galaxy S's praises. The only way to transfer and back up now is via the USB cable.

    What sense does it make to make a phone more limited? Why?
     

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    Thread moved to SGS forum.
     
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    cool... but what do i do with it? do i go to it on my phone, or on my pc?

    sorry, i'm not an expert :)
     
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    It's an app file. All android apps are stored in apk format. Simply put it in somewhere on your phone, navigate to it using a file manager app and click on the apk file. It should start installing.

    Note: You might have to enable side loading of apps in your settings -> applications -> unknown sources.
     
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    hi there I just downloaded Kies Air from samsung apps on the phone, its been updated
     
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    With the new firmware or not? bcause samsung told me it was no longer on the phone with the new firmware?
     
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    seems you're right... I just searched the downloads and its there.. problem solved.

    I have no idea why the guy from samsung told me it was no longer available. He even had me going through my phone looking for it and changing things.

    Oh well... happy user :)
     
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    Yes with new firmwear
     

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