Tag Archives: Galaxy S5

Android 5.1.1 rolling out for T-Mobile Galaxy S5

T-Mobile’s working hard to change its reputation for rolling out software updates late. At least, it is with the Samsung Galaxy device range. The latest device on the fine magenta carrier to get Android 5.1.1 is last year’s divisive Galaxy S5.  From today, T-Mobile customers rocking the “Band Aid phone” will be able to download and install the latest public Android version.  T-Mo is yet to update the phone’s support page[read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now available for T-Mobile Galaxy S5

A couple of readers just got in touch with us to inform us that the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update has landed for the T-Mobile Galaxy S5. And by the looks of things, it’s a fairly hefty update weighing in at almost 1GB in size. It’s available to download over the air, so if you haven’t received a notification yet, check your settings and update manually. If that fails, give Samsung Kies a … [read full article]

Get one year of Netflix free with a T-Mobile Galaxy Note or Galaxy S5 from today

You may have thought getting unlimited free music streaming was a great perk of being a T-Mobile customer, now there’s an even sweeter offer available for customers buying qualifying Samsung devices. Customers buying the Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4 or Tab S will be eligible to claim a Netflix subscription free for 12 months. And it’s available to new and existing Netflix customers. If you do buy one of the mentioned Galaxy-branded products … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicking off huge promos from tomorrow: $100 of Galaxy S5, 2 unlimited Simple Choice lines for $100 and more!

Recently T-Mobile brought an end to its unlimited data refer-a-friend offer, promising that exciting new plans were just around the corner. If our conversations with multiple sources are anything to go by, you will not be disappointed. The carrier is about to launch a number of new offers from tomorrow. Until we get official word from T-Mobile, treat this as a rumor. However, the … [read full article]

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Note 4 all get software updates

Before we all get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0 Lollipop. However great that would be. Today, three popular Samsung flagship models on T-Mobile’s network received over-the-air updates. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 received an update which included Chinese language support for the first time. The update isn’t huge, but it’s not the smallest either. Pushing in at around 130MB. The phone’s pop-up message displays the usual notice about performance enhancements, … [read full article]

$100 off T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 3 from November 21

T-Mobile is set to kick off its holiday sales season in style later this week. From Friday, November 21st, the company is going to be offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with $100 discount. What’s more, the carrier is “keeping it simple”, it’s not a “pay full price, get rebate later” kind of deal. It’s a straight $100 discount which should show up automatically on retail systems whenever a … [read full article]

T-Mo Galaxy S5 firmware update available

This morning, T-Mobile and Samsung rolled out an OTA update for the Galaxy S5. It’s not a major software update by any means, but it is a firmware update designed to boost performance and reliability. It’s still Android 4.4.2, but with baseband version G900TUVU1BNG4. Update details simply states “Improved performance” for the 87MB download. Pretty vague, and certainly a minor improvement. T-Mobile’s support page states simply that there are updates to “Audio and software stability”. … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get T-Mobile VoLTE software update today

Since news went official that T-Mobile was launching its VoLTE service in Seattle a few weeks back, a number of extra cities and markets have been added to the list, but only three handsets have been equipped to make use of it. Until today, only the Galaxy Note 3, LG G Flex and Galaxy Light have received the required carrier update settings via software download. Later today, T-Mo is adding the Galaxy S5 … [read full article]

Limited Edition Gold Galaxy S5 available from T-Mobile, May 30

T-Mobile confirmed this morning that it will begin selling the gold flavored Galaxy S5 in its retail stores and online from May 30. It will only be available for a limited time, so if you want one, don’t leave it too long before ordering, or you might find it doesn’t exist anymore. “We know customers want fashion-forward options, and the new Gold Galaxy S 5 gives them a fun way to show off … [read full article]