Archive | January, 2019

T-Mobile announces new OnePlus 6T software update

OnePlus 6T owners, it looks like you’ve got a new update coming your way. T-Mobile has announced a new software update for its version of the OnePlus 6T. The update is build number A6013_34_181228, and T-Mo says that the update “enables support for additional domestic roaming partners”. This update is listed as being released on January 3, but it doesn’t appear to be rolling out widely quite yet. If you’ve got a T-Mobile OnePlus 6T, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8 appear set to get RCS Universal Profile 1.0

T-Mobile has updated a handful of Samsung devices to support RCS Universal Profile 1.0 messaging, including the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S8 models. Now it appears that T-Mo will be turning its focus to Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note phones. A T-Mobile support document lists both the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Note 8 as phones that support RCS Universal Profile 1.0 messaging. We haven’t seen updates roll out to these Note phones with … [read full article]

T-Mobile now updating Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with security patches

We saw several Samsung devices receive software updates from T-Mobile in December, and now we can add another phone to the list. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now being updated to version G892USQU3BRL2. The update weighs in at 236.53MB and includes the December 1, 2018 Android security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy S8 Active support page with information on this update, but TmoNews reader Sam received the update today, so you … [read full article]

FCC pauses review of T-Mobile-Sprint merger due to government shutdown

The FCC has once again paused the 180-day shot clock on its review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The FCC has confirmed that it paused its review of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger on January 2 as a result of the government shutdown. The clock was paused on the 84th day of the 180-day shot clock. This latest pause comes just 29 days after the FCC resumed its review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger due … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Magenta Insiders program to get feedback from customers

T-Mobile CEO John Legere often says that listening to customers is a priority, and now it looks like T-Mo has rolled out a new program to help do just that. A new T-Mobile program called Magenta Insiders has launched. Reddit user BountyHunter177 shared photos of a package from T-Mo with two “I <3 T” t-shirts, a Samsung Galaxy S9, and a card welcoming them to the program. “With your feedback on our latest products … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10 photo leak shows off hole-punch screen

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of 2019, and today we’re getting our first look at the device in the wild. A photo that shows the front of the Samsung Galaxy S10 has surfaced, and while all of the apps on the screen have been blurred, we can still get a lot of interesting info from the image. There’s a hole-punch for the front camera in the upper corner of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will include pizza deals and free photo prints next week

Another T-Mobile Tuesday has come and gone, and so now it’s time to look forward to next week and see what gifts T-Mo has planned for its customers for next Tuesday. On Tuesday, January 8, T-Mobile customers will be able to get 10 free 4×6 photo prints at Walgreens and $3 off a $10 purchase at Kroger grocery stores. Also coming next week are pizza deals by Entertainment. T-Mobile Tuesdays used to offer [read full article]