Samsung Kies for Mac OS X Lion

Recently I bought Samsung Galaxy S2. Samsung offer an application to synchronize files in Mac. However, the latest version cannot be installed in Lion. To tackle this, you can install an older version and then update it to the latest version. I have tested it works for this version: KiesMac_1.0.0.11055_7. Install it and then go to “Preference”->”Update” and update to the latest version. Try it and gives comments. =]


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    1. Trevor "Will" Watkinson

      Two things:

      First, go under Menu > Settings > Wireless and network > USB Settings and make sure “Samsung Kies” is selected.

      Second, if you live in Canada, you have to install the French version of Kies and then switch the default language to English once the program is up and running. You then shut Kies down and immediately re-start it for the language change to take effect. After this, Kies will recognize your phone.

  2. Trigger51

    Help, when I had windows I could go into my computer and see my phone as another hard drive and then could make new folders the way I want them. But don’t seem to be able to do this on my mac, phone not showing, can only use kies is there a way to get into the folders?

    1. Edward

      I’ve still got Android 2.2 for the same reason as the others here (MAC-KIESAGENT etc.) but this should work:
      On the phone, go into settings>applications>development and tick the box marked ‘USB Debugging’. Then, go to Settings>wireless and network>USB settings and select Mass Storage.
      From now on, when you plug the phone into the mac, the pull-down menu from the notification bar should have the option to connect USB Storage. When you do this, the SD cards should just mount on your mac desktop allowing you to access files, drag and drop etc.
      Hope this helps.

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  4. Jeroen Smeets

    This “” is a simple question of the app not being able to remove some old files (according to the system.log on my mbp). Just tested if

    cd /Applications/
    sudo chmod -R 777 *

    does the trick and it does. Unfortunately, Kies now tells me my S2 doesn’t support firmware upgrades through Kies 🙁

    1. Lorenzo Ancilli

      same for me Jeroen on my galaxy tab!
      Kies tells me doesn’t support firmware update

      permission file issue?

      It’s ridiculous, Samsung still wonders why people prefer an ipad… ’cause it just works. Plug and go! Unless samsung decides to invest on software with an iTunes like application (either than just making new hardware), well… their idea of catching up with apple will end nowhere

    1. puya

      If you have a mac and SGS2 don’t use kies software on mac…just use local wireless internet and kies app on your phone. this way you can sync and share files wirelessly. or if you have too many files to transfer, just tap on USB notification on your phone once you connect it to the mac. This way you can connect your android to mac as external hard drive and transfer files to your phone just the way you do it when you plug a usb drive to you computer.

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  6. Thanapol

    this devise doesn’t support by kies 2

    how i propose to do with this

    it’s not work try many time

    yes the program is working on Mac Lion
    but when you Syn on the screen of Galaxy s2 said connected

    and on the program key pop up
    and said


    This devise doesn’t support by kies 2

    any help please

    Thank you

    Thanapol (Phuket Thailand)

  7. Jay S

    Hi .. Read through all the comments and I am stuck .. just got the SGS2 and installed Kies. When I connect the S2 to the Mac (LION) Kies reports “Connecting” but never does. I looked in Menu>Settings>Wireless&Network but I cannot find USB Settings. I can find USB Utilities but nothing in there about Kies.
    Software version Gingerbread.XWKF3 v2.3.3 and Model is GT-I9100.
    Any assistance would be appreciated.

  8. Shahnaz van Wyk

    I have a Samsung Galaxy S Plus and I am trying to syncronise it with my iMac which still runs on snow leopard, I have downloaded Kies 1.0.2,11121_3 and it keeps telling me device is not supported by Samsung Kies. on the phone it tells me that I have to ‘connect to a network to access Kies’. Any suggestions? I want to synchronise my contact list and calendar?

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