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T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales on October 5

The Galaxy Note 7 has been missing from T-Mobile’s shelves for a while now following the device’s recall, which means that anyone that’s not exchanging a recalled unit have been unable to get a Note 7 from T-Mo. That’ll change this week. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll resume sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 this Wednesday, October 5. That includes both online and in-store sales. Before it was pulled from T-Mobile shelves, the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates rolling out with September security patches in tow

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its support pages for both the GS7 and GS7 edge with info on these updates. According to T-Mo, both updates include “security updates, time/date update, various system improvements.” UPDATE 2: Neville Ray has confirmed that this update enables 4×4 MIMO for faster speeds and that an update to enable 256 QAM is coming soon.   Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, an update is coming your way. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 receiving update with green battery icon

Today’s the day that T-Mobile is starting to hand out replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices to those folks with possibly defective units, and it’s pushing out an update to all Note 7s, too. T-Mobile is now pushing a 404.67MB update to the Galaxy Note 7 that bumps it to version N930TUVU2API4. If you haven’t yet gotten this update, you can check for it by going to Settings > General management > Download updates manually > … [read full article]

Samsung says 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements have arrived in the US

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7 that you’re waiting to exchange, you should be able to get your replacement tomorrow. Samsung has announced that 500,000 replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices have arrived in the US and that they’ll be available at carriers and retailers by tomorrow, Sept. 21. You might be able to get one today, though, as TmoNews reader ALL_MEDIA215 got a replacement Note 7 today, complete with a square on its … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales may resume Oct. 21, same day that LG V20 is rumored to launch

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been officially recalled, it’s also been pulled from T-Mobile’s shelves, with its product page now showing all models as out of stock. And according to a new report, it could be a while before the Note 7 is available once again. According to a report from VentureBeat, U.S. carriers will resume sales of the Galaxy Note 7 on Friday, October 21. This applies to new sales of … [read full article]

Samsung’s safe Galaxy Note 7 devices will have green battery icon

When Samsung and the U.S. CPSC officially announced their Galaxy Note 7 recall last week, an online IMEI checker was launched so that consumers could determine if their Note 7 was one of the potentially dangerous models. Now Samsung has revealed two more ways that people can determine if they’ve got a new Note 7. Samsung will use a green battery icon on the new, safe Galaxy Note 7 units. The green battery indicator … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 7 officially recalled by Samsung and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Following reports of explosions and transportation agencies urging Galaxy Note 7 owners to power down their phones, Samsung is officially recalling its latest flagship smartphone. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Samsung have formally announced a recall of Galaxy Note 7 units purchased before Sept. 15. As part of the recall, Samsung has launched a webpage that’ll let you check the IMEI of your Note 7 to determine if it’s been recalled. You can … [read full article]

U.S. CPSC urges consumers to stop using Note 7 as it works with Samsung on formal recall

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you should stop using it, according to the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commissions. The U.S. CPSC points to recent reports of Note 7 phones catching fire “while charging and during normal use,” and so the agency says that owners should power down their phones. The CPSC says that it’s working with Samsung to announce a formal recall of the Note 7 — Samsung announced its own replacement … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Samsung teaming up for 5G trials

We already know that T-Mobile is testing 5G this year and that it’s working with Ericsson and Nokia for its testing. Now another company has revealed that it’s teaming up with T-Mo to test 5G. Samsung has announced that it’s collaborating with T-Mobile on 5G demos and lab tests. This testing includes outdoor trials of T-Mo’s 28GHz (mmWave) spectrum and Samsung’s 5G proof of concept system, and in early 2017, more tests with Samsung’s pre-commercial … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 receiving September security update

Galaxy Note 5 owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 that bumps the phone to version N920TUVS4DPH2 and is 76.10MB. The changelog for the update only mentions that “the security of your device has been improved.” T-Mobile’s Note 5 support page hasn’t been refreshed with info on this update as of this writing. After installing the update, TmoNews readers Juan Carlos and Robert found that their Note 5s … [read full article]