In this you’ll learn how to update stock firmware on Samsung devices via Kies. Updating your device on latest firmware is always recommended as new firmware always have some improvements over the previous one, improves stability and enhance battery service time. Samsung is always regular in providing firmware updates to it’s device and most of the time it is available via OTA and Kies. Some times OTA never hits your device due to regional delays or any other reason, then here Kies play it’s role.
Kies is an official application for updating the stock firmware on Samsung devices. Samsung Kies not only updates firmware but you can perform other operation like backup and restore your important data including messages, call logs, contacts, multimedia files, applications and more. Now lets go down and see how the Kies application works along process to update stock firmware via Kies on Samsung devices.
How to flash stock firmware via KIES on Samsung devices
Step 1. The first step is to download and install the Samsung Kies application on your PC.
Download Kies application along latest Samsung USB drivers. Click here
Step 2. If you have installed the application on your PC, click the Kies icon to open it.
Step 3. Now connect your device to PC via USB cable, as soon as your device is detected by Odin it will show the device name on the top left window.
Step 4. It is always necessary to backup the important data before the firmware update process, Click ‘Back and Restore’ tab on Odin screen.
Step 5. It will start the back up process and shows you the progress as well. Wait for the process to complete.
Step 6. Once done with the backup process, it’s time to update the firmware on your Samsung device. Click firmware upgrade, if the update is available for your device you’ll be notified.
Step 7. Tick the agreement and information section and start the update process.
Step 8. It will take some time but let the firmware update process complete and don’t disconnect the device during the process, once it is done your device will reboot automatically.
That’s it! Hope you find our guide easy and successfully update your device on latest firmware.