Galaxy Tab 10.1

How to Connect Samsung Galaxy Tab with Windows PC

Samsung KIES is an amazing software application used to communicate, take backup, transfer data, multimedia management and go through firmware update. The Samsung KIES support a numerous of Samsung mobile phones and tablets PC’s to perform various tasks on to your PC using the device. At times you might need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab to your PC for copying of files & folders to and fro.

Connecting Samsung Galaxy Tab with Windows PC

The USB cable provided with your Galaxy TAB is meant to establish the USB connection between the two devices and in this article we go through on how to connect your Galaxy Tab with your Samsung KIES software on Windows 7 PC.

  • Connect one end of the USB cable to your Galaxy TAB and other end to the USB 2.0 port present on your PC or laptop.
  • As soon as you computer recognizes the connection, it will search and install the drivers automatically if its Windows 7.Tab Driver Software Installation
  • When the connection drivers are installed, your device would be ready to be used on to your PC.
  • On the other side you should have the latest version of KIES installed on your PC and as soon as the KIES is up and running, the device would be automatically shown in the “Connected devices” tab on the left of the KIES interface.

Here is the video which will show you on how to do it –


In case if you get any connection error then you can go through KIES Troubleshooting guide.



  1. julie

    June 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    What program can I use to transfer the contacts from my galaxy s4 to my galaxy tab 3

  2. eunice nichols

    May 27, 2014 at 5:56 am

    Have not used my tablet since Feb. And do not have info on how to connect with my new jet pack from Verizon. Moved in the meantime. Need simple connection information. Thanks.

  3. Tibi

    April 2, 2013 at 2:53 am

    It is only logical that when I connect the usb cable to the tablet and my pc, the pc should detect the tablet and autorun pops up. Sadly, this is not the case with my Galaxy Tab 10.1. When plugged in, the tablet indicates that the MTP is initialised but on my Windows 8 pc, there is no sign of it. The only thing that happens is that the pc makes the sound it does when a usb device is plugged into the port and less than 5 sec later, it makes the sound it does when the device is unplugged while it is still plugged in. Please help me, this is an extremely frustrating problem. 🙁

  4. Iain Bryden

    June 8, 2012 at 9:25 am

    The how-to video cuts off just before “unable to connect to device” error message. Kies is a piece of crap that cannot be installed.

  5. Iain Bryden

    June 8, 2012 at 9:25 am

    The how-to video cuts off just before “unable to connect to device” error message. Kies is a piece of crap that cannot be installed.

  6. mustafa

    April 15, 2012 at 8:07 am


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