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T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving software updates ahead of official launch

If you’re one of the lucky folks that got your Galaxy S8 or S8+ before the official release date, then you may want to check your phone for updates. T-Mobile is now pushing a software update to its Galaxy S8 and S8+ that bumps the phones to version G950USQU1AQD9 and G955USQU1AQD9, respectively. The GS8 update comes in at 395MB, while the GS8+’s update is 392MB. As for what’s included, GS8 and GS8+ owners can expect … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ now being delivered to pre-order customers

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ aren’t scheduled to hit store shelves until April 21, but several T-Mobile customers are receiving their phones today. TmoNews readers Doug, Michael, and Neftali all got their pre-ordered Galaxy S8 phones today. Several other readers expect that their phones will be delivered today, so even more T-Mo customers should have their GS8 by the end of the day. T-Mobile told Galaxy S8 pre-order customers that it’d begin … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force images leak, show off dual rear cameras and 3.5mm headphone jack

A recent rumor suggested that the Moto Z2 Force will be coming to T-Mobile, and now images of the upcoming Android phone have leaked. Renders of the Moto Z2 Force have been shared by @OnLeaks and Android Authority. The renders are based off of factory CADs and show off the Z2 Force from just about every angle. This Moto Z2 Force doesn’t look too different from last year’s Moto Z and Moto Z Force, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. TmoNews readers Hector and Joanna both received an update on their Note 4s over the weekend that weighed in at 127.53MB. The Note 4 update bumps the phone to version N910TUVU2EQC1, while the Note Edge is moving to N915TUVU2DQC1. As for what’s included, it looks like the update … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force may be coming to T-Mobile

Last year, Verizon had the US carrier exclusive on the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, meaning that T-Mobile customers interested in a Moto Z had to buy unlocked. That may not be the case this year. The Moto Z2 Force is coming to T-Mobile, says prominent leaker Evan Blass. There aren’t any spec details for the device available quite yet, but the original Moto Z Force was a higher-end device that offered a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 AMOLED … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 pre-order customers receiving tracking numbers

A couple of days after T-Mobile began texting Galaxy S8 pre-order customers to give them a shipping estimate, the next step in the shipping process has taken place. T-Mobile is now sending out tracking numbers to Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-order customers, including several TmoNews readers. Keep in mind that this doesn’t mean that the phones are shipping quite yet, though. Everyone that I’ve chatted with so far says that their UPS tracking status reads as … [read full article]

T-Mobile tells Galaxy S8 pre-order customers that phones will begin shipping on April 19

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will officially hit stores on April 21, but many T-Mobile pre-order customers have likely been wondering if T-Mo will ship the new flagship out early like it’s done with previous high-profile releases. Today we got a bit more info on that matter. T-Mobile today began sending text messages to Galaxy S8 pre-order customers, including TmoNews reader Javar and some folks on Reddit, to let them know that they’ve begun packing orders … [read full article]

Samsung says Bixby Voice won’t be ready in time for Galaxy S8 launch

T-Mobile began accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at the end of March, and lots of you have probably reserved a unit since then. That’s why you should be aware of an announcement that Samsung made today regarding the GS8. Samsung has revealed to Axios that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ won’t feature Bixby Voice functionality at launch. That means that you won’t be able to control features of Bixby-enabled apps using your … [read full article]

ZTE Quartz is a new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch that’s coming to T-Mobile

ZTE is getting into the smartwatch game, and it’s partnering with T-Mobile on its first effort. The ZTE Quartz is now official. This Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch is launching exclusively at T-Mobile, with online availability starting April 14. Select T-Mo stores will begin stocking the Quartz one week later on April 21. ZTE’s Quartz will cost $192. In exchange for your hard-earned dollars, you’ll get a smartwatch with a round 1.4-inch 400×400 AMOLED display with … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G5 Plus found to support T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When it comes to using unlocked devices on T-Mobile, it’s not always guaranteed that you’ll get access to T-Mo features like Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE. The good news is that we can now add a device to the list of phones that do support those features. The Moto G5 Plus has been found to support both T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. TmoNews reader Ted found that both features are supported on his Moto G5 … [read full article]