Archive | Android RSS feed for this section

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ security updates now rolling out

After updating the Galaxy S20 series phones earlier this week, T-Mobile is now pushing out updates to a couple of former Samsung flagships. The T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now being updated to versions G960USQS7DTE1 and G965USQS7DTE1, respectively. These are smaller updates, and the only item mentioned on the official changelogs are the May 2020 Android security patches. T-Mo has confirmed that these updates are now rolling out, so if you’ve got an … [read full article]

Three new LG and Motorola phones launching at T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, and Sprint

T-Mobile is starting the week off by introducing a trio of new smartphones. The LG Stylo 6, LG K51 LTE, and Moto G Stylus are coming to T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. The two LG phones will be available at all three operators while the Moto G Stylus is hitting Metro shelves. First up, the LG Stylo 6 (above) will launch at T-Mobile and Sprint this Friday, May 29, followed by a release at Metro … [read full article]

T-Mobile teams with Google to enable RCS messaging with Android users around the world

T-Mobile first began utilizing RCS way back in 2015, but when it first rolled out it was only available on a single device. Fast-forward to today and RCS on T-Mobile customers send more than 700 million RCS messages each day, and the RCS experience is about to get even bigger. T-Mobile has teamed up with Google to implement a full standards-based RCS Universal Profile 1.0 interconnect with Google’s Messages chat. This means that T-Mo and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra security updates released

T-Mobile is on a roll with updates this week because after pushing out updates for the Note 10+, OnePlus 7T Pro 5G, and OnePlus 8 5G, it’s now updating its Galaxy S20 series phones, too. The T-Mo Galaxy S20 is receiving an update to version G981USQU1ATE6 while the S20+ is being bumped up to version G986USQU1ATE6 and the S20 Ultra is moving to version G988USQU1ATE6. Each update includes the May 1, 2020 Android security patches, but … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 10+ 5G and OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren

The OnePlus 8 5G isn’t the only T-Mobile phone that’s getting an update today. T-Mobile is also pushing an update out to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. This update comes in as version N976USQU1BTE2 and includes the May 1, 2020 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Debjit reports that the update integrates Google Duo into the phone dialer as the default video calling app.   Another device being updated today is the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren. As … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 8 5G update rolling out with 5G support on additional bands

OnePlus 8 owners, T-Mobile is now pushing a software update your way! This new update is version 10.5.8.IN55CB and it brings with it a couple of notable improvements. They include 5G support for bands 2 and 66, which are in addition to the support for 5G on bands 71, 41, and 5 that the OnePlus 8 5G already had on T-Mobile. The update’s changelog also mentions the addition of Google Live Caption. This is … [read full article]

New T-Mobile deal offers free iPhone SE or $500 off Galaxy S20 for T-Mo and Sprint customers

Today T-Mobile launched its Connecting Heroes initiative, offering free service for first responders. That’s not the only news T-Mo has to share today, though, because it’s got another offer that’s available to everyone. T-Mobile is offering a free iPhone SE or a discount of up to $500 off a Samsung Galaxy S20. What’s notable about this deal announcement is that T-Mobile says it’s available to both T-Mobile and Sprint customers, marking one of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V40 ThinQ and LG G7 ThinQ getting their Android 10 updates

As we near Wednesday, T-Mobile has started pushing out some big updates to help owners of recent LG flagships get over the hump. The LG V40 ThinQ and LG G7 ThinQ have both started getting their Android 10 updates from T-Mobile. Neither update has been officially posted on T-Mo’s support pages, but several LG V40 and LG G7 owners on Reddit say that they’ve gotten Android 10 over the air … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing new security update to Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e

A few days after T-Mobile pushed updates to its Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series, it’s the Galaxy S10 phones’ turn to be updated. The Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e are now receiving updates from T-Mo. Galaxy S10 owners should be on the lookout for version G973USQS3DTD5 while Galaxy S10+ is getting version G975USQS3DTD5 and the Galaxy S10e is receiving version G970USQS3DTD5. As for what’s included, the May 2020 Android security patches is the only … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ receiving new security update

Mondays can be tough, but T-Mobile is helping to make the start of the week a bit better for Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ owners. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Note 10 and Note 10+ that bump them to versions N970USQS3CTD3 and N975USQS3CTD3, respectively. The only item mentioned on the changelogs is “The security of your device has been improved”, with both phones getting the May 1, 2020 security patch level. It … [read full article]