Samsug Kies – Samsung Kies acts as a bridge between your Samsung phone and desktop computer. It helps you connect your phone to your pc via usb or Wi-Fi and you can manage your device via this software. With Kies, you can perform tasks like Transfer files, Update your device, etc.
However we will be explaining in this article how to update your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos via Samsung Kies.
After the Major stability update released few days ago, Samsung again released a new stability update for Samsung Galaxy Grand duos. I didn’t get much time to play with my device so am not sure, if the previous update had any issue or not.[alert style=”red”] Seeing that many people were facing a lot of problems after the Android 4.2.2 update, Samsung recently released another update to solve all those issue. head over to this link to know more.
Related : Android 4.2.2 Stability Update released[/alert]
It seems that Samsung may have encountered any issue with the previous updates or may have encountered some bugs. However this update was around 30MB by size. Unlike the previous update which brought with it two new apps, i didn’t find any such feature in this update.
If you are not sure how to update your galaxy grand duos, you can do so by two ways.
First is updating your Galaxy Grand Duos over air via the option provided in the about device option of the settings menu. Click Here to read more.
Some of my readers faced some issues while updating via the above mentioned procedure so i thought to write the procedure of updating the device via Samsung Kies.
Second Method is updating your device via Samsung Kies.
Update Galaxy Grand Device via Samsung Kies
Follow this simple procedure and you will update your Grand Duos without any problem.
Download Samsung Kies for your PC.
After your software is downloaded, you just need to install it. Once Samsung Kies is installed , You are ready to update your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos via Samsung Kies.
First connect your Grand Duos to you PC and click on the Samsung Kies icon to launch Kies. Samsung Kies will automatically detect your phone and will install some necessary drivers for your Grand.
Make sure you are connected to the Internet to check for updates and download in updates are available. Samsung Kies will automatically notify you, If there is any firmware update available for your device. If you get some message for a new update for your device, Click on update. After that you may get some information about the update software, click on next.
Then you will be presented with a screen showing the warning and requirement for updating the device. Like, you need to charge your phone fully for update process. Also make sure to take backup of data in case you need them to back up later on. However this will not be necessary in our case. Because the update we are downloading is just a stability update. Full backup may be needed when updating to a new Android version.
After you click on Upgrade, Samsung Kies will take some time to upgrade your device. This time will depend on the upgrade software size and your internet connection speed. Do not disconnect your phone from PC or you might need to start from beginning. Or you might corrupt your software and then your device may stop working.
Once Samsung Kies updates your device, you can check for the changed Kernel version in the about device option in the settings menu. After updating your device Kernel Version will change to 3.0.31 – 1262039. Also you will find SMP PREEMPT Thu Jun 13 20:10:16:26 KST 2013 in place of the old data.
This procedure can be followed for any Samsung Smartphone. Hope you find this guide useful. Don’t forget to subscribe us and stay updated.