Tag Archives: BlackBerry

T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv now receiving its Android 6.0.1 update

Last week brought some disappointing news for the BlackBerry Priv as it was removed from T-Mobile’s online store, but today we’re pulling a 180 and sharing some exciting news for BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone. T-Mobile says that it’s now pushing Android 6.0.1 to the BlackBerry Priv. This rollout comes about a month and a half after BlackBerry first began pushing Marshmallow to the unlocked version of the Priv. Of course, some lucky folks have been … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv disappears from T-Mobile’s online store

After launching at T-Mobile in late January, the BlackBerry Priv has disappeared from T-Mobile’s online store. Perusing the phone section of T-Mobile’s online store, you can see that there’s no BlackBerry Priv to be found, and BlackBerry has been removed from the “Manufacturer” filter as well. When asked about the Priv, the official @TMobileHelp account on Twitter explained that T-Mo is “not currently” selling the Priv online. I spoke with T-Mobile and was told … [read full article]

T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv receiving beta Android 6.0 update

We’re still waiting for T-Mobile to begin its official rollout of Android 6.0 for the BlackBerry Priv, but the good news is that it looks like the update got one step closer to release today. BlackBerry is now pushing out an Android 6.0 beta update to T-Mobile Priv owners that are enrolled in its beta test. The update is a biggie, coming in at 1133.9MB, so you might want to find a speedy Wi-Fi … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv receiving Android 6.0 today, rollout for carrier models to start May 3

There’s some good news for owners of the BlackBerry Priv today, both of the unlocked and T-Mobile variants. BlackBerry has announced that it’s now pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to unlocked models of the Priv purchased from ShopBlackBerry.com. It’s available over the air, and you can check for the update manually by going into Settings > About > System update > Check for update. BlackBerry says that the update will hit “all major carriers” starting May … [read full article]

T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv owners will get invites to Android 6.0 beta test in next 24 hours

T-Mobile pushed a nice update to its BlackBerry Priv last month that included battery life improvements, but most Priv owners are probably more interested in their Android 6.0 Marshmallow update and when it’ll arrive. Well if you registered for BlackBerry’s Android 6.0 beta for the Priv, you’ll soon get your Marshmallow treat. Nathan Webster, manager of the BlackBerry Beta Program, has announced that T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv owners will be getting their invites to begin testing Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Priv receiving update with battery life improvements

BlackBerry Priv owners, an update is coming your way. T-Mobile has updated its BlackBerry Priv support documents to show that its version of the Android slider is receiving an update to build AAD442. No, it’s not Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but it does include improvements to the Priv’s battery life and device temperature. This 51MB update is now rolling out over the air, and you can check … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv launching today at T-Mobile

Months after rumors suggested that the BlackBerry Priv might launch at T-Mobile, the Android slider has officially hit Magenta’s shelves. You can now buy the BlackBerry Priv from T-Mobile’s online store, and you should also start seeing it in your friendly neighborhood T-Mo store. Full retail pricing for the Priv is $719.99, but if you’d rather not pay nearly one thousand Benjamins all at once, … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv pricing details revealed ahead of T-Mobile’s January 26 launch

After confirming earlier this month that the BlackBerry Priv is coming on January 26, T-Mobile today dropped its pricing details for BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone. The BlackBerry Priv will be available through JUMP! On Demand at a rate of $0 down and $34 per month for 18 months. After those 18 months are up, you can either return the Priv and … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv confirmed to be launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Way back in August 2015, we first heard that the BlackBerry Priv would launch at T-Mobile. And five months later, that bit of information has finally been confirmed. BlackBerry and T-Mobile announced today that the Priv will launch at T-Mobile on January 26. Pricing hasn’t been disclosed, but BlackBerry sells unlocked Priv units for $699, and so T-Mobile’s asking price probably won’t be too far off. The good news is … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv reportedly launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Back in August, a rumor claimed that the BlackBerry Priv (then called by its “Venice” codename) would be sold by T-Mobile. That hasn’t yet come to pass, but it finally may happen in January. A new image leak claims to show part of T-Mobile’s January calendar of events. On January 26, the calendar has a listing for “BlackBerry Venice Launch,” suggesting that … [read full article]