Archive | August, 2020

T-Mobile Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra receiving One UI 2.5 update

A big update is now hitting T-Mobile’s Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. T-Mobile is now pushing the One UI 2.5 update to its Galaxy S20 series phones. Announced yesterday by Samsung, the update to One UI 2.5 brings several Galaxy Note 20 features to the Galaxy S20 devices. Included in the update are new Pro Video features, like support for recording 8K video at 24fps and the ability to record footage in a 21:9 … [read full article]

T-Mobile now updating Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, Note 9

In the past week, T-Mobile has pushed out new updates for both the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 series phones. Now the Galaxy S9 and Note 9 are being updated, too. Both the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now receiving updates that include the August 1, 2020 Android security patches. Galaxy S9 owners are getting version G960USQS7ETH2 while S9+ owners are receiving an update to version G965USQS7ETH2. Galaxy Note 9 owners are … [read full article]

T-Mobile and AT&T argue against FCC plan that would have them drive test their networks

T-Mobile this week argued against an FCC program that would have US carriers perform drive tests on their network to confirm their coverage. In a filing with the FCC, T-Mobile said that drive tests are “extremely expensive and burdensome to conduct”, especially at the scale required to get a significant enough sample of a nationwide cellular network. “A blanket requirement to perform regular on-the-ground testing will force providers to spend millions of dollars each year … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra delivered early to T-Mobile pre-order customers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra don’t officially launch until tomorrow, but some lucky T-Mobile customers have already gotten their pre-ordered units. As you can see in the photos above and below, some TmoNews readers have their Galaxy Note 20 Ultra phones in hand. They actually got the phones yesterday, two days ahead of the scheduled launch date. And if getting your new phone ahead of its release date isn’t exciting enough, these … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free Whopper deal again next week

Next week will bring the return of a T-Mobile Tuesdays regular. On Tuesday, August 25, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a free Whopper from Burger King. You’ll need to spend $1 or more to get this deal. T-Mo also says that the offer is now valid in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. Other deals coming next week is a free 8×11 photo book from Shutterfly and a free 3-month … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s OnePlus 7 Pro is getting a new update

We’ve seen several Samsung phones get new updates recently, but now it’s time for a different device to be treated to a new update. T-Mobile has begun updating its OnePlus 7 Pro. The update is version 10.0.6.GM31CB and comes in at 171MB. Included are the August 2020 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Kolio already got this update on their OnePlus 7 Pro, so you other OP7 Pro owners should see it arrive in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes in first place again in new J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience report

J.D. Power announced earlier this year that T-Mobile had the best wireless purchase experience among US carriers in the latter half of 2019, and today it was revealed that T-Mo continued that performance through the first half of 2020. T-Mobile finished first in the latest edition of J.D. Power’s U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience report. T-Mo earned 863 points out of a possible 1,000, the same number it had in the previous report. AT&T came in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ receiving new updates

Just a couple of days after T-Mobile began pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, it’s released updates for the other members of the S10 family. The T-Mobile versions of the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are all receiving new updates. Galaxy S10e owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G970USQS4DTG1 while Galaxy S10 owners are getting version G973USQS4DTG1 and Galaxy S10+ users are receiving version … [read full article]

T-Mobile says bots responsible for high number of T-Mo Tuesdays winners from small PA town

Almost every week, T-Mobile Tuesdays runs a contest alongside its deals that give away prizes like trips to Premio Lo Nuestro in Miami, a road trip prize package, and over $1 million in Amazon gift cards. Recently, though, the winners of some of these prizes have raised some suspicion. A disproportionate number of T-Mobile Tuesdays contest winners have been located in Chadds Ford, PA. Despite the town only having around 3,700 residents, [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+, and Galaxy S10 5G

T-Mobile is finishing up the week with new updates for three Samsung phones. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are now receiving updates that include the August 2020 security patches. Note 10 owners should be on the lookout for an update to version N970USQS4CTG1, while Note 10+ users will get version N975USQS4CTG1. Also being updated today is the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. This update brings the August 2020 security patches, too, and it’s … [read full article]