Connecting Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge To Kies (Solved)
For those that own the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and want to know if Kies works on the Galaxy S7 Edge, the simple answer is no. You will notice when connecting the Galaxy S7 Edge to the computer and sync it with the Samsung Kies 3 software, it won’t work. The reason that Kies won’t work with Galaxy S7 Edge is because Samsung’s Kies 3 no longer supports the new smartphones from Samsung. But the good news is that instead of Kies 3, Samsung has introduced a new software called “Smart Switch”.
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Similar to Samsung Kies, Smart Switch does basically the same thing and requires you to install it on your PC computer. SmartSwitch can be downloaded from the official Samsung website and below are the links for both Mac and Windows, the file is about 37MB in size:
After you have installed Smart Switch on your Mac or PC, you can easily connect your Galaxy S7 Edge to the computer with a USB to get the software to start working. When the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is connected via the USB cable, the software Smart Switch will automatically detect the device and gives you all the options on the screen.
Now you can use the Samsung Smart Switch to transfer files to the Galaxy S7 Edge including contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars and more.