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Compatible Android Tablets

DAug ·
I'll be using PocketLab with Android tablets in a workshop with 8-12 students. I'm trying to find compatible Android tablets. I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and a Galaxy Tab E, both purchased this year, both running Android 4.4.4 and with Bluetooth support, but when I try to download the PocketLab app from Google Play the download is disallowed because the platform is identified as incompatible with the current version of PocketLab. Although the list of supported Android tablets does not...
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Re: Compatible Android Tablets

Robby ·
Thanks for the question. Sorry you are experiencing some technical issues. That does seem odd that the store is saying your device is incompatible. It usually says that only if you're running an operating system older than 4.3 and we do have users running it on 4.4. Is it possible to update to Android 5.0? Or does the tablet not allow that? We'll look into it on our end as well. When is your workshop? Thanks, Robby
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Re: Compatible Android Tablets

Robby ·
We did some more research. It turns out the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 has a few different builds/versions. Some of those builds can support our app and some of them cannot. With older tablets, (the Galaxy Tab 3 is from 2013), the combination of the hardware and operating system of each version can sometimes make it incompatible for whatever reason. A total of 5,000 Android devices/versions support the PocketLab app, so it can be difficult to test some of them, especially because one Android...
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Re: Compatible Android Tablets

Robby ·
Thanks for the photos. Those are helpful. Were both photos for the Tab E? I can do some more research on the Tab E on my end, because it did look like all versions that are on our list are compatible, however I didn't see the Tab E Lite on the list at all. That's great you were able to get it to run on the Tab A. Will that be okay for the workshop or will you also need it running on the Tab E? One suggestion that may work, if you can't get access to other compatible devices is to have...
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