Archive | September, 2020

T-Mobile’s Galaxy A71 5G getting new update that adds standalone 5G support

A couple of days after T-Mobile updated its Galaxy Note 10+ 5G to support standalone 5G, another Samsung phone has begun receiving the same feature. The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is now getting an update that includes standalone 5G support. In addition to enabling SA 5G connectivity, this update brings improved camera performance and the September 1, 2020 security patches to the A71 5G. T-Mobile hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy A71 5G support page with … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off free voice line deal

A few months back, T-Mobile offered a deal that’d get you a free voice line. The offer wasn’t available for long, but if you missed it then, you’re getting another chance now. T-Mobile today kicked off a promotion that offers a free voice line to both new and existing customers. T-Mobile has confirmed the details to TmoNews, explaining that new customers can activate three voice lines on an Essentials, Magenta, Magenta Plus, or Business Unlimited plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with AT&T and Verizon to launch ZenKey mobile authentication service

Usually when we’re talking about T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon in the same sentence, it’s because T-Mo is poking fun at its rival US carriers. This time, though, the three companies are working together on a joint venture. T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon have rolled out a new mobile security solution for consumers. Called ZenKey, it’s meant to make it easier for you to log in to apps and websites, letting you just tap a button rather than having … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Samsung smartphone deal for Connecting Heroes program

T-Mobile is amping up its Connecting Heroes program with a new deal on Samsung devices. Starting this week, first responder agencies participating in Connecting Heroes can get up to 25% off Samsung smartphones for a limited time. This discount will be applied through 24 monthly bill credits. The Samsung phones that are eligible for this discount include the Galaxy Note 20 5G and Note 20 Ultra 5G; the Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, and S20 … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G price, begins taking orders for Tab S7 and S7+ 5G

If you’ve been waiting for T-Mobile’s pricing info for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, today’s your day. T-Mobile today revealed that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G will cost $599.99 down and $58.34 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan. It’ll also be available for $1,999.99 full retail price. The Z Fold 2 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow, September 18. Samsung’s new flagship foldable may not be … [read full article]

Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and iPad 8th Gen now available to order from T-Mobile

T-Mobile confirmed earlier this week that it would carry the new Apple Watch and iPad models, but it didn’t say much else about its plans at that time. Well now they’re all available. T-Mobile is now taking orders for the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and iPad 8th Gen. All three devices are expected to ship within a week if you order now, with the Apple Watch Series 6 and iPad set to … [read full article]

T-Mobile reminding some customers to use newer SIM card to access standalone 5G

Did you get a text message from T-Mobile telling you that you should swap your SIM card to get the best 5G experience? If so, you’re not alone. T-Mobile is sending texts to some customers this week to remind them that it’s a good idea to upgrade to the new SIM card that’s included when they buy a new device. The text includes a link to this web page explaining why you might need … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 updates

Nearly three months after they were first announced, the iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 updates are now available to everyone. iPhone and iPad owners can get their device’s new update by launching their Settings app and tapping on “General” followed by “Software Update”. If you’ve got an Apple Watch, you can upgrade it by selecting the Watch app on your iPhone, tapping “General”, then selecting “Software Update”. Each of these new updates brings … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching plan for Apple Watch’s new Family Setup feature

Alongside the new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, Apple has announced a new feature called Family Setup that allows a parent to set up an Apple Watch for their kid without the child having an iPhone. T-Mobile has now confirmed that it’ll support Family Setup with a new plan. Today T-Mobile is launching a Family Setup plan that offers unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data plus voicemail for $10 per month. This price … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 10+ 5G receiving new update with standalone 5G support and more

After updating the Galaxy S20 series to support standalone 5G last month, T-Mobile is now pushing SA 5G to another Samsung device in its lineup. T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is receiving a new update today that in T-Mo says includes standalone 5G support. The August 2020 security patches are included in the update as well. Here’s T-Mobile’s full changelog for the new update: Enable standalone 5G August 2020 security patch New disclaimer for location … [read full article]