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Unable to connect Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Windows 7 for transferring files

I am unable to connect a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to a computer via included cable. Here is what I tried: Tried to mount on Windows XP (32), Windows 7 (32), Windows 7(64), and OSX (Snow Leopard). ...
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Gingerbread upgrade for Samsung Galaxy Gio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? A few days ago I bought the Samsung Galaxy Gio, an Android phone that ships with Froyo. My regional Samsung ...
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Samsung Kies in Virtualbox Win 7 64bit?

I try to run Samsungs Kies in a Virtualbox running Windows 7 64bit on a Linux host (Ubuntu 11.04). After installing all updates and Service Packs I can run Kies and check for updates. I have the most ...
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Samsung Kies: 'This version of the device can not be updated'. Never?

I have and Samsung GT-i5500 (aka Galaxy-europe, aka galaxy-5, ...), running Android 2.1 Some months ago I've returned it for repair because of GPS issues. Ever since, when I connect it to my computer ...
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Samsung Kies 1.5 not connecting the galaxy fit device

I have Samsung Galaxy fit with android 2.2 I have installed Samsung Kies 1.5 since I want to use mobile internet on desktop PC having Windows XP through USB. But when I connect my phone to PC using ...
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Can I use Kies with a Samsung Nexus S?

Kies is not detecting my Samsung Google Nexus S phone. Any idea why? I want to use Kies to sync my outlook contacts and calendars.
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How to upgrade Android 2.2 to Android 2.3 on Samsung Galaxy S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? I have a Samsung Galaxy S (LCD version) with stock Android 2.2. How can i upgrade it to Android 2.3?
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Is it possible to backup settings and apps for SGS with Samsung Kies?

I want to backup my phone (Samsung Galaxy S) before having the carrier upgrade the Android version. I don't want to root it because then the carrier won't upgrade it for me. Is it possible to backup ...
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I messed up a Firmware update

I just bought this Samsung Galaxy S, installed the Kies software, then it automatically downloaded an update for my phone. I plugged in my phone and it began the update, after a few seconds the ...
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how do I know the time involved in updating the firmware of my samsung I5801 phone via KIES

The official update for samsung I5801 is available now. Has anyone done it before (using KIES, any samsung phone)? How long it will take to update the firmware via Samsung Kies pc suite? What are ...
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Why has my Android firmware upgrade been stuck at 0% for an hour? (Samsung Galaxy Ace)

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. More than an hour ago, Samsung-Kies prompted me to install a firmware update. It downloaded the required files and then proceeded to the actual upgrade. Now, ...
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problem while connecting samsung galaxy gt-i5801 to pc via samsung kies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why Samsung Kies not detecting my Galaxy S GT I9000? i have tried everything for the connection of my galaxy to pc but all in vain... i am unable to understand *#7284# ...
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Whats the core difference between Kies, New PC Studio, PC Studio 3.1 from Samsung?

The web site doesn't specifically say...but I assume that Kies is for Android based devices, NPS and PCStudio are for W7p and other Phone OSs?
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Why won't Kies let me tried to update to Froyo again after a failed upgrade attempt?

Yesterday I connected my i9000 to Kies which showed a message about the Froyo upgrade. I clicked on Firmware Upgrade, it started with an progress bar, and when it got to 100% it tried to reconnect to ...
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Is there any way to sync my Outlook calendar to my Samsung Galaxy S without Kies?

I am trying to sync my Outlook 2010 calendar to Samsung Galaxy S using Kies. For some reason, it doesn't sync. Kies has a nasty habit of hanging, so I would really like to use something else, if ...
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Error message when upgrading Galaxy S to Froyo

So I finaly got a copy of Windows and installed VMWare on OS X After fidling with driver issues etc. etc. I got the Kies software to recognize the Gallaxy S After Kies had downloaded the upgrade ...
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Why do Samsung Apps not support the Galaxy S?

Why is the Samsung Galaxy S i9000 not supported by Kies or Google, I have tried to download apps from the Samsung apps list but I get a warning that the Galaxy is not supported by Kies or Google.
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How can I get Kies to detect my Galaxy S GT-i9000 on Windows 7?

When I connect my phone to my Windows 7 PC the Kies application opens and displays "Connecting", but it does not connect. Why? How can I fix it?
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How can I get the official froyo ROM for SGS to use with heimdall? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I want to upgrade my SGS to froyo, but have given up on Kies which seems to be the most unreliable piece of ...
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What can you do with Samsung Kies for Android phones?

I only recently managed to connect my Galaxy S with Kies via USB. And I've upgraded it to Froyo 2.2. What can you do in Samsung Kies other than upgrading your firmware. I've seen the interface and ...
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“MTP USB Device” driver error (screenshot) when connecting my Galaxy S to my PC in Kies mode — How can I resolve this problem?

I always got this error when trying to connect my Galaxy S to my PC in Kies mode. I can connect it as "Mass storage" with no problem. But I need to connect with Kies mode to get 2.2 (froyo), but I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S stuck upgrading firmware. Should I unplug my phone? Should I keep on waiting?

I tried to upgrade my firmware on my Samsung Galaxy S using Kies The Firmware upgrade appears to have gotten stuck. Kies says Upgradeing firmware... Do not disconnect a mobile device from the PC ...
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How to install the official Android 2.2 (froyo) on Samsung Galaxy S without Windows/Kies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade Firmware on my Samsung Galaxy S without windows Froyo has been finally released for Samsung Galaxy S. The update seems to be only available via a ...
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How do I upgrade firmware on my Samsung Galaxy S without using windows?

So far Samsung has been rolling updates out using its windows only software Kies, and not over the air like the rest of the android world. Is there anyway that non windows users can get these ...