1. Gevio WhiteWizard's Avatar
    Hi guys , recently i learnt that android honeycomb is the best version for tablets is it true ? And how to install it to my 4.1 tablet? I want to do that because my tablet is too slow with 4.1 .... which version is better and how to install it , not in software update cause it doesnt work there ... my tablet is samsung galaxy tab 3 7.0

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    03-20-2014 07:09 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    No, Honeycomb was Android 3.0, and is almost ancient history. It was designed as a tablet-only OS, but then Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) essentially unified the phone and tablet formats. I wouldn't recommend trying to hack Honeycomb onto your Tab 3.

    Not sure if I suggested this already to you in another thread, but try a cache partition wipe, which can sometimes improve performance without erasing any personal data. https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-9945
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    03-20-2014 07:15 PM
  3. nedia_r's Avatar
    You definitely don't want to go backwards. If it is really bad on 4.1 then you may wish to root it and install a custom rom. You could start by reading the information/watching the videos in this thread on XDA - [VIDEOS] [Guide] Galaxy Tab 3 How to root, recovery, roms, and much more - xda-developers
    03-21-2014 05:35 AM
  4. Gevio WhiteWizard's Avatar
    Guys this is a very slow tablet i dont know why but i have installed 50 apps and i dont have a sd card ( i have 8 gb at my device) .. do you think that this may be the problem ??? I have almost 1 month that bought it

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    03-21-2014 12:25 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The Tab 3 is not a fast powerful device to begin with. Have you been able to compare yours with another comparable Tab 3?

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    03-21-2014 12:58 PM
  6. Gevio WhiteWizard's Avatar
    B. Diddy , no ... do you think that root may speed up my tab ?? And with root can i get android 4.4 kitkat??

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    03-21-2014 04:55 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Sorry, I don't have a good answer for that. I'm sure someone else can tell you more, though.
    03-21-2014 05:46 PM
  8. Rukbat's Avatar
    you may wish to root it and install a custom rom.
    Why root the existing ROM when he's going to overwrite it with a custom ROOM which will be rooted anyway? (You don't have to root the phone to install a custom ROM - there are many ROMs that can be installed from a custom recovery, or even from Odin.)
    03-21-2014 10:40 PM

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