Samsung Galaxy S

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Update phone software

You can check for available software updates for your phone and download them. Follow these instructions to update your phone's software.
It's recommended that you back up the phone memory. Click here for information on how to back up the phone memory.

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Install Samsung Kies
Go to on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download Samsung Kies.
Download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
Select setting for USB connection
Press Applications.
Press Settings.
Press About phone.
Press USB settings.
Press Samsung Kies.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
Connect phone and computer
Open the cover at the top of your phone.
Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.
Update phone software
Start the program Samsung Kies on your computer.
Depending on your settings in Samsung Kies, the program may suggest to update your phone automatically.
To start the update manually:
Select your phone on the list of connected devices.
Select Firmware upgrade.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the phone software.
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