Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile kicks off buy one, get one free deal on Samsung Galaxy smartphones

With T-Mobile’s latest offer, anyone looking for a last-minute holiday gift can get something for a loved one and a little something for themselves, too. T-Mobile today launched a Samsung Galaxy buy one, get one free promotion. With it, customers can get a Samsung Galaxy smartphone for free when they purchase one. Here are the smartphones that qualify: Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Samsung … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Nexus 9 to Android 7.1.1

If you’re using a Nexus 9 on T-Mobile, there’s a new update coming your way that you’ll want to keep an eye out for. T-Mobile has announced that it’s pushing Android 7.1.1 to its Nexus 9. The update also includes December’s security patches and unspecified bug fixes. This update became available earlier this week, so if you haven’t already gotten it on your Nexus 9, you should see it soon. You can also check for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 receiving November security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that updates are now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. In addition to the November security patches, both phones are receiving domestic data roaming improvements.   A couple of weeks after the Galaxy Note 5 received a software update, it’s the Galaxy Note 4’s turn for an update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to Galaxy Note 4 phones that weighs in at 60.38MB in … [read full article]

MetroPCS offering 2 lines for $60, free phone deals

MetroPCS recently launched a couple of new offers that are worth taking note of. First up, Metro is offering two lines for $60, with each line getting 6GB of 4G LTE data. This deal is in-store only and require at least one number be ported in from another carrier. The offer is available for a limited time. The second new MetroPCS deal offers two free phones after instant rebate. The first free phone will come … [read full article]

OnePlus 3T update rolling out with T-Mobile network optimizations

If you’re using a OnePlus 3T on T-Mobile, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for a new update that’s now rolling out. OnePlus today announced a new OxygenOS 3.5.4 update for the OnePlus 3T. The update is especially notable for T-Mobile customers, as OnePlus touts that it includes optimizations for the T-Mobile network. Other features of this OxygenOS 3.5.4 update include optimizations to reduce lag when the OnePlus 3T’s battery falls below 5 … [read full article]

T-Mobile will push Samsung’s update to disable Galaxy Note 7 on December 27

Following this morning’s news that Samsung will push an update to the Galaxy Note 7 in the US that’ll permanently disable it, T-Mobile has confirmed that it plans to release that update to its Note 7 devices. A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to TmoNews that it will release Samsung’s Note 7-killing update on December 27. The spokesperson went on to reiterate that if you’ve still got a Note 7, you should power it down and return it … [read full article]

Samsung will begin disabling the Galaxy Note 7 in the US on December 19

There’s some bad news for anyone still using a Galaxy Note 7 in the US. Samsung has confirmed that it will roll out an update to Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US that will prevent them from charging and block their ability to work as mobile devices. This update will be released on December 19 and will roll out to all Note 7s within 30 days. Samsung says that to date, more than 93 percent … [read full article]

Samsung may soon disable remaining Galaxy Note 7 units in the US

Last month, Samsung and T-Mobile rolled out an update to T-Mo Galaxy Note 7 units that limited their battery charge to 60 percent in an effort to get Note 7 users to return their phones. If that didn’t stop you from continuing to use your Note 7, Samsung may soon disable your device. One Galaxy Note 7 user on US Cellular has reportedly receive a message from their carrier that Samsung will soon block the phone … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 receiving security update as LG Leon gets Marshmallow

T-Mobile is sending out updates to two LG smartphones this week. First up, the LG G4 is receiving a security update. The update weighs in at 84.4MB, and if you haven’t gotten it yet, you can manually check for it by going into Settings > About phone > Update Center > System updates > Check For Update. Meanwhile, the LG Leon is now receiving an update that includes Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Leon was [read full article]

T-Mobile Digits will let you use one phone number across devices

Yesterday T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert teased that a big announcement was imminent, and now we know exactly what he was hinting at. Digits is a new service from T-Mobile that lets you use the same phone number across devices. This means that you can use the same number across multiple internet-connected devices, including phones, tablets, PCs, and smartwatches, and your calls and texts will appear from the same number. Digits will also let you use multiple … [read full article]