Transfer Files from Samsung to PC Using Kies via WiFi

It is now very simple to make sure that the samsung kies on the PC is connected to the Samsung Galaxy S4 through the home Wi-Fi network. The detailed process has been explained as under:

Precautions

1. The PC and the Mobile phone should be connected to the Home Wi-Fi.

2. The kies should be installed on the PC.

3. User should also make sure that the kies Tray Agent is also running on the PC. For windows 7 it can be verified by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del keys and then selecting the task manager option. Under the processes the user will be able to see the program with the same name. For Windows 8 the user can see the program by following the path task manager > processes. Verification is to be done by making sure that the program KiesTrayAgetnt.exe is running under the processes bar and if this does not appear then the PC is to be restarted and tried again.

Setting up PC for kies over Wi-Fi

The processes for both windows 7 and 8 have been discussed as under and the user can choose the ones as per their desire:

For Windows 7

1. Firing up network discovery on PC to start

a. On win 7 the path to be followed is control panel > network and internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change advanced sharing settings:

Setting up PC for kies

b. The Wi-Fi network to which the PC has been connected should have Turn on Network discovery selected. It also depends upon the user’s setup and settings of the Wi-Fi:

Setting up PC for kies with wifi

2. Internet sharing disability

a. Here the path that is to be followed is control panel > network and sharing center > change adapter settings > right clicking the Wi-Fi adapter and selecting the properties:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC Using kies via WiFi

b. On the next page that pops up the user needs to make sure that the sharing tab is clicked and the option of “Allow other network users to connect through this computer” internet connection” is disabled or not checked:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC Using kies via WiFi on PC

3. Firewall exceptions

a. The path in this regard that is to be followed is control panel > System and security > windows firewall > allow and app or feature through the windows firewall.

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC Using kies via WiFi-firewall exception

b. The change setting button is then to be hit and the wireless portable devices are to be looked for which are located at the end. The Home/Work and or private checkbox is to be tick to make sure that the kies app can communicate through the firewall. The OK button is then to be pressed to quit.

4. Windows services

a. The path to be followed is control panel > system and security > Administrative tools > Services. The services named as SSDP discovery and uPnP device host should be running. If the same does not happen the user then needs to make sure that the services are right clicked and started.

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC Using kies via wifi-windows services

b. The internet connection sharing service is to be disabled if running as a second step of this process.

For Windows 8

1. Network discovery enablement on PC

a. The path is same as that of windows 7 i.e. control panel > network and internet > network sharing center > Change Advanced Sharing Settings:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-windows 8

b. The Wi-Fi to which the PC has been connected should have the network discovery mode turned on depending upon the settings of the user:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-windows 8 users

2. Internet sharing disability

a. Control Panel > network and sharing center > Change adapter settings

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-disable internet sharing

b. The Wi-Fi adapter is to be right clicked to make sure that the properties are selected. On the new window the sharing tab is then to be clicked and the option of “Allow other network users to connect through this computer” is to be disabled.

Transfer Files from Samsung to windows8 via WiFi-

3. Firewall exception settings

a. Control panel > system and security > Windows firewall > allow and app or feature through the windows firewall path is to be adopted:

Connect kies with WIFI on Windows 8

b. Next the change settings tab is to be clicked and the user should look right at the bottom where the wireless portable devices are listed. The check box under the heading of private is to be checked:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-next step

4. Windows services

a. Control panel > system and security > Administrative tools > services. The services of SSDP discovery and uPnP Device Host service should be running and if the case is to be contrary then these services should be right clicked and started. The internet connection sharing is also to be disabled if it is working:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-control panel

Connecting S4 to kies via Wi-Fi

a. The user needs to visit home > settings > connections and then tap the option of kies via Wi-Fi. If a warning message prompts the user then needs to make sure that the OK button is hit in this regard. The kies via Wi-Fi will start to scan for the computer and if it does not happen automatically the user can hit the option of Scan devices to start the process.

The most important point to notice is that during the scanning phase the phone is never to be connected to the PC through a USB cable. Once the PC has been discovered the name should be tapped to make sure that the connection process initiates. The pass key generated by the program is to be entered to the PC to establish the connection. It is a onetime process that is to be followed:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-connect S4

b. The process has been finished completely and now the user should wait to let the two devices connect with each other:

Transfer Files from Samsung to PC via WiFi-Two devices connect

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