1. FuuMixALot's Avatar
    I received a Tab 3 for Xmas and it is currently on 4.2.2 and it can't find any updates. I've tried many times to update and it never finds anything. Is there a trick or is something that is preventing it from finding the update??
    01-12-2016 06:00 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which exact model is it? You could try using either Samsung Kies or Samsung Smart Switch to update the firmware manually.
    01-12-2016 11:29 PM
  3. FuuMixALot's Avatar
    I have the Tab 3 SM-T110. I've seen other people mention things but I never know who to trust since this is all new to me. Anything you can do will help.
    01-12-2016 11:44 PM
  4. Beut's Avatar
    At the bottom of Setting, tap About Device, you should see the build number.
    Current firmware is T110UEUANK2, Kitkat 4.2.2, just pay attention to the last 3 character, NK2
    If nothing new when checking update, your tablet will tell your software is current.
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    01-13-2016 06:18 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    From what I can find on the web, Samsung Kies should work for the Tab 3. This is a useful computer program that can check to make sure your tablet has the most up to date firmware (if the tablet's own system updater isn't working correctly for some reason): Kies | Samsung LATIN_EN. I think you should click on the Kies download, not the Kies3 download.
    01-13-2016 06:26 PM
  6. FuuMixALot's Avatar
    I looked again and it appears that I have a Tab3 Lite... And after looking on the net, Tab3 Lite won't be updating past 4.2.2 for a while. :/ That's really dumb.
    01-13-2016 10:23 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Oh I see. It probably won't be updated at all, to be honest. "Lite" indicates it's not a flagship device, or even a midrange device, which makes them much lower priority for system updates.
    01-13-2016 11:02 PM
  8. budcurtis's Avatar
    How do you know you have a TAB 3 versus a TAB 3 Lite?
    01-22-2016 07:42 AM
  9. FuuMixALot's Avatar
    1) It says on the box it came in

    2) There are 2 differences between a Tab 3 and Tab 3 Lite. The Tab 3 is a forward facing camera and can have a 64GB microSD chip whereas the Tab 3 Lite has neither of those things. Really the only difference.
    01-22-2016 01:12 PM

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