Samsung Kies Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Samsung Kies is a freeware software application used to communicate between Windows operating systems, and recently manufactured Samsung mobile phone and tablet computer devices, usually using a USB connection. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Samsung Kies from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Samsung Kies Silently

Samsung Kies 3 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://kies.youmobile.org/
  2. Download the Kies3Setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: Kies3Setup.exe /S /v/qn
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Samsung Kies Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Samsung Kies 3
Vendor:Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Kies3Setup.exe /S /v/qn
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{88547073-C566-4895-9005-EBE98EA3F7C7}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{88547073-C566-4895-9005-EBE98EA3F7C7}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly
Download Link:https://kies.youmobile.org/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/samsung-kies-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Samsung Kies 2 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://kies.youmobile.org/
  2. Download the KiesSetup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: KiesSetup.exe /S /v/qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Samsung Kies Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Samsung Kies 2
Vendor:Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:KiesSetup.exe /S /v/qn
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{758C8301-2696-4855-AF45-534B1200980A}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{758C8301-2696-4855-AF45-534B1200980A}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly
Download Link:https://kies.youmobile.org/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/samsung-kies-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create a Samsung Kies Installation Log File

The Samsung Kies installers offer the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Samsung Kies 2 Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

KiesSetup.exe /S /v"/qn /L*v C:\Windows\Temp\SamsungKies2-Install.log"

Samsung Kies 3 Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Kies3Setup.exe /S /v"/qn /L*v C:\Windows\Temp\SamsungKies3-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Samsung Kies Silently

Check out the Samsung Kies Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Samsung Kies 2 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Samsung\USB Drivers\Uninstall.exe" -s
"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{758C8301-2696-4855-AF45-534B1200980A}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly

Samsung Kies 2 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Samsung\USB Drivers\Uninstall.exe" -s
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{758C8301-2696-4855-AF45-534B1200980A}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly

Samsung Kies 3 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{88547073-C566-4895-9005-EBE98EA3F7C7}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly

Samsung Kies 3 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{88547073-C566-4895-9005-EBE98EA3F7C7}\setup.exe" /S /v/qn /removeonly

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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