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T-Mobile ending PDP+ insurance requirement for #GetOutoftheRed promotion

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that while PDP+ is no longer required, customers that want to take advantage of #GetOutoftheRed must sign up for a T-Mobile One Plus ($10 per month) or T-Mobile One Plus International ($25 per month) add-on.   Two months after its launch, T-Mobile has made a change to its #GetOutoftheRed promotion. Starting August 2nd, T-Mobile will no longer require switchers to enroll in Premium Device Protection Plus (PDP+) to qualify … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now receiving software updates

Another day, another update for a Samsung device on T-Mobile. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its versions of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. T-Mo says that these updates contain “various system improvements,” and after installing the update on his GS6, TmoNews reader Brent found that the update includes the July 1, 2017 security patches as well as performance improvements, battery life optimizations, and more. If you’ve got a T-Mo Galaxy S6 or … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free 7-Eleven Slurpee, discounted Shell gas, and more

T-Mobile has revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday, and there’s a pretty nice variety of gifts planned. For the August 1st edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a free small Slurpee from 7-Eleven and $0.25 off a gallon of gas at Shell, up to 20 gallons. T-Mobile is also gifting its subscribers with 50 percent off a local food or drink purchase from Groupon (up to $10 off) and … [read full article]

T-Mobile once again offering Galaxy S8 BOGO deal

As expected, T-Mobile today brought back its Samsung Galaxy S8 buy one, get one free deal. The new limited time offer will get you a free Galaxy S8 or S8+ when you buy one. Both phones must be purchased on EIP, and a new line of qualifying service is required. That means that you’ll need a new line of T-Mobile One or Simple Choice Unlimited. Once you’ve bought your two phones, you’ll need to point your … [read full article]

T-Mobile may revive Galaxy S8 buy one, get one deal tomorrow

We’ve seen a couple of Galaxy S8 buy one, get one deals from T-Mobile since the flagship’s launch, and it looks like another may be coming soon. T-Mobile is planning to revive its Galaxy S8 BOGO deal, according to a tipster speaking to TmoNews. The new offer will reportedly launch July 28th. To take advantage of this deal, you’ll need to buy two Galaxy S8 or S8+ phones on EIP and add a new T-Mobile … [read full article]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 designs reportedly shown off in leaked renders

Google’s new Pixel phones are some of the most hotly anticipated devices that are expected in the second half of 2017, and today we may be getting an early look at the two devices. Renders that claim to show the designs of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 have leaked. They come from @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice, and they’re based on factory CAD information. While these new Pixel phones share the same basic design of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge now receiving security updates

Following security updates for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 5, it’s now the Galaxy S7’s turn to be updated. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The updates include the July 1, 2017 security patches. If you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge and haven’t yet gotten your update, you can manually check for it by going into Settings > Software update > … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force Edition launching at T-Mobile on August 10th, BOGO deal in tow

The drought of Motorola smartphones on T-Mobile is coming to an end with the launch of the Moto Z2 Force Edition. Announced at an event in New York City today, the Moto Z2 Force Edition features a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 display with ShatterShield technology. Motorola says that its ShatterShield screen is guaranteed not to crack or shatter, and both the display and its embedded lens are warrantied against shattering and cracking for four years from your … [read full article]

MetroPCS customers get Scam ID and Scam Block this week

T-Mobile often pushes features that it offers its own customers to those on MetroPCS, and today that’s exactly what’s happening with two features that launched on T-Mo earlier this year. Starting tomorrow, July 25th, MetroPCS customers are getting Scam ID and Scam Block. The two features will be automatically enabled on that date for all MetroPCS customers. You can check to see if Scam Block is enabled or disabled for you by dialing #STS# (#787#). … [read full article]

Samsung offering $150 off unlocked Galaxy S8, get another $150 with qualifying trade-in

Samsung Galaxy S8 $150 off

Samsung is now offering $150 off the unlocked Galaxy S8, and you can get another $150 off when you trade in a qualifying smartphone. You can view the Galaxy S8 deal on Samsung’s website. The devices that qualify for trade in are the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Samsung says that your … [read full article]