1. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    So um i have a samsung galaxy tab 3 and none of the google play services work and it can’t update from anywhere in the settings.
    Is it possible to install like a new version of android on there or is it too old?
    I heard that there’s a lightweight version of android that works on older phones , is that still a thing?
    Lol i’m new to android and i don’t know much i’m sorry
    Anyone have any ideas what to do?
    02-09-2020 10:18 AM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    You wont update the play store ? Are apps crashing?

    'll leave a Link to register so you can communicate here as a guest account you can only post questions but can't reply.
    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=409154
    02-09-2020 10:23 AM
  3. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    I have registered, um yes google play wont start and i always get the notification that says that google play services don’t work and need to be updated
    02-09-2020 10:32 AM
  4. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi , welcome !
    Have you tried clearing play store data,cache force stop?
    02-09-2020 10:33 AM
  5. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    In addition to that ive tried all solutions to fix play store or google play services even updating them and getting new versions from apks but still nothing works im hoping i can update the whole system, is that possible ?
    02-09-2020 10:33 AM
  6. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    Yes i’ve tried clearing data cache force stop and even tried to put it back to the original system version and ive updated it from apks and none of that worked
    02-09-2020 10:34 AM
  7. mustang7757's Avatar
    Have you tried factory reset?
    02-09-2020 10:44 AM
  8. belodion's Avatar
    Incidentally, anyone bashing other members, especially those new to Android, would be Reported and infracted by the Moderators. We don't tolerate that at Android Central. All are welcome here, whatever their level of knowledge.
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    02-09-2020 11:29 AM
  9. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    Yes i’ve tried factory reset , play services still don’t work and neither does play store or anything related to google
    02-09-2020 12:05 PM
  10. nobushadowboy's Avatar
    Is there anyway to like update the os somehow?
    02-09-2020 12:05 PM
  11. mustang7757's Avatar
    You can try flashing with Odin , go to XDA Forums to see if they have your firmware and how to do it .
    02-09-2020 12:11 PM
  12. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! When you say you wiped the data cache, do you mean only for certain apps, or for the system? https://www.t-mobile.com/support/dev...g-galaxy-tab-3
    02-09-2020 12:42 PM
  13. Rukbat's Avatar
    02-09-2020 05:23 PM

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