Tag Archives: Android

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]

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is pushing security updates to its Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. TmoNews reader Ray confirmed that his Galaxy S6 has been updated with the November 1, 2016 Android security patches, and given that the S6 and S6 edge have received past updates at the same time, it’s likely that the S6 edge is getting the November security patches, … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces more Black Friday deals, including free flagship smartphone with trade-in

T-Mobile announced its Black Friday deals last week, but with a few days before the offers become available, T-Mo has decided to amp up its Black Friday sale. Starting Thursday, November 24, T-Mobile will give you a free flagship smartphone from Apple, Samsung, or LG when you trade in a qualifying device that you own in full. The deal will only be available this weekend and requires either a T-Mobile One or Simple Choice Unlimited … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M9 receiving November security update

HTC One M9 owners, another security update is coming your way. TmoNews reader Kevin reached out today to say that his HTC One M9 received its November security update. The update is software version 3.39.531.41 and weighs in at 106.7MB. After updating, the One M9 will be on the November 1, 2016 Android security patch level. It’s unclear if the HTC 10 is receiving this update, too, as T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support pages for … [read full article]

Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 edge now available from T-Mobile

As expected, the Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is now available from T-Mobile. The Blue Coral GS7 edge can be had for $69.99 down and 24 monthly payments of $30 each, or $789.99 full retail. That’s the same price as the Silver Titanium and Gold Platinum colors that T-Mo has had for months now. The specs of the Blue Coral GS7 edge are the same as the other colors, too. That means that you’re … [read full article]