Tag Archives: Wi-Fi calling

T-Mobile suffering from widespread SMS issues

UPDATE: If you’re having SMS issues, T-Mobile also suggests switching your phone into 2G/3G-only mode to see if that alleviates your texting problem. UPDATE 2: Several of you are reporting that you’re receiving loads of texts at once, suggesting that the problem may be resolved. There’s still no official word from T-Mobile, but things may be getting better. UPDATE 3: T-Mobile reached out to say that customers are seeing … [read full article]

[UPDATE: Works over Cellular too] iOS 9 adds Wi-Fi Calling with Mac/iPad Continuity for T-Mobile customers

UPDATE: We got an email yesterday from T-Mobile to confirm that this is in fact just part of the story. T-Mo is the first carrier in the world which will support Continuity over a cellular network. So you can leave your phone anywhere, and still receive and send SMS messages or make/receive phone calls. Sweet deal.  With iOS 8 and Yosemite last year, Apple launched an awesome new feature called Continuity. It’s made … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 getting Wi-Fi calling update from this weekend

At long last, it looks like T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 users will be getting Wi-Fi Calling feature from this weekend. The ever popular product guru, Des Smith, teased the update in a tweet yesterday afternoon: THIS JUST IN!!! @TMobile has approved the #Nexus6 WiFi Calling Software Update! Happy Memorial Day weekend! pic.twitter.com/4dcS4ATEKt — Des (@askdes) May 22, 2015 Later on, in the evening, he tweeted with … [read full article]

T-Mobile has two more Super Bowl ads that star a trio of comedians and a vulture

Apparently that Data Stash ad starring Kim Kardashian West won’t be the only time that we see T-Mobile during the Super Bowl. T-Mobile announced today that it’s got two more spots planned for Sunday’s football game. The first stars Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman and highlights T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi calling feature. T-Mo says that Handler and Silverman “essentially” wrote the ad themselves based off of … [read full article]

T-Mo Personal Cellspot and GoGo in-flight texting available from today

Last week, T-Mobile announced its latest Uncarrier phase, setting Wi-Fi calling and texting free by ensuring that all new phones on sale would be compatible with the service, and signing a deal with GoGo for in-flight texting and voicemail. The latter of which is available from today. But the cherry on the cake was the new Personal Cellspot. “Available for every qualifying Simple Choice customer with a high-speed broadband connection and a [read full article]

Uncarrier 7.0 Wi-Fi Unleashed – Wi-Fi calling and texting for every Simple Choice customer, from anywhere

T-Mobile has just taken the wraps of its latest Uncarrier phase. Uncarrier 7.0 is all about being a mobile internet company an unleashing its customers from current restraints. A big part of Uncarrier 7.0 is offering up Wi-Fi calling and texting for every Simple Choice customer on every new smartphone it sells. 100% of new smartphones in store will be Wi-Fi calling and texting capable, and if you have one that isn’t, T-Mo’s … [read full article]

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ official, bigger screens, better cameras and more T-Mo friendly

Apple just took the wraps of its new iPhones. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ look exactly like we were expecting. The phones are larger, and thinner than the iPhone 5/5s. iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch, 1334×750 resolution display (326ppi) whereas the iPhone 6+ has a full HD 5.5-inch display (401ppi). But it’s not just the resolution that’s exciting here. The new displays use thinner backlights, and the LCD panel is made with … [read full article]

iOS 8 beta 5 released to devs with “T-Mobile Wi-Fi” indicator for Wi-Fi calling

A couple of hours ago, Apple made the 5th beta version of iOS 8 available to registered developers. Among some of the minor changes is something most T-Mo customers will hope remains in the final release later this year: A Wi-Fi calling indicator. With previous beta versions (3 & 4), although Wi-Fi calling was possible for T-Mobile subscribers, there was no easy way to tell if you were using the service or just … [read full article]