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T-Mobile rolls out Device On Us promotion for new and existing customers

T-Mobile today kicked off another “Device On Us” promotion for customers looking to treat themselves to a new smartphone this holiday season. For a limited time, T-Mobile is offering a free Android or iOS smartphone to customers who add at least one new line of service and trade in a qualifying smartphone. This promotion is open to both new and existing customers, with new customers being required to add two new lines of voice service and … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 8 with new security patches

Last week we saw the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ get security updates, and now it’s the Galaxy Note 8’s turn to be updated. T-Mobile is now updating is Samsung Galaxy Note 8. TmoNews readers Dennis and Dorian received the update this morning, so you should see it on your Note 8 in the coming days. You can also check for the update manually by going into Settings > Software update > Download updates manually. … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploying LG G7 ThinQ security update

LG G7 ThinQ owners are getting a new update this week. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its LG G7 that bumps the phone up to version G710TM10n. It’s 185.5MB in size and, according to T-Mo’s release notes, it includes the November Android security patches. TmoNews reader Chuck received this LG G7 ThinQ update this week, so if you’ve got a T-Mo LG G7, you should see it on your phone soon if you … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ gain security updates

The OnePlus 6T isn’t the only T-Mobile phone that’s being treated to a new software update. T-Mobile is updating its versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The new updates began rolling out recently and are bumping the Galaxy S8 to version G950USQU5CRK1, while the Galaxy S8+ is moving to version G955USQU5CRK1. Galaxy S8 owners, your update is 259.47MB, while S8+ owners are getting a 254.55MB update. As for what’s included, both … [read full article]

OnePlus 6T sales grow 249 percent compared to the OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6T is the first OnePlus phone to launch on a U.S. carrier, and thanks to that partnership with T-Mobile, the OP6T has enjoyed considerably stronger sales than its predecessor. U.S. sales of the OnePlus 6T in the first 30 days were up 249 percent compared to the OnePlus 6. That’s according to OnePlus CEO Pete Lau, who shared the news in an interview with PCMag. However, OnePlus hasn’t disclosed precise U.S. … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update now rolling out with updated camera app and more

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T owners, another software update is now coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to version A6013_34_181121 to its OnePlus 6T. The update is 110.2MB in size and includes an updated camera app, updated in-display fingerprint algorithm, optimized Face Unlock, and more. It’s still on the November security patch level. This update is now rolling out over the air, and TmoNews readers Josh and Nick received it this morning. If you’ve got … [read full article]

Qualcomm hints that T-Mobile’s 600MHz 5G devices won’t come until second half of 2019

There’s been an awful lot of 5G news this week as Qualcomm introduced its new Snadpragon 855 processor with X50 5G modem, but we haven’t heard much about T-Mobile 5G. That’s changing today. Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon has said that the Snapdragon 855 processor with X50 modem will support “all of the first half of 2019 launches.” As PCMag notes, the X50 modem doesn’t support sub-6GHz FDD, which includes the 600MHz spectrum that T-Mobile plans … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V30 security update now rolling out

T-Mobile is now sending another update to its LG V30. The T-Mobile LG V30 is now receiving an update to software version H93220p. The 167.3MB update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo and includes the November 1, 2018 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t posted support documents for the update, so it’s unclear if any other changes are included. This update will be rolling out over the air in the coming days. If you’d like to check … [read full article]

Alcatel 1X Evolve coming to Metro by T-Mobile on December 10 with 600MHz LTE support

Alcatel and Metro by T-Mobile are teaming up to launch a new Android phone. The Alcatel 1X Evolve is launching at Metro by T-Mobile on December 10. It features a 5.34-inch 960×480 display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739WM processor. There’s a 5MP camera above the screen for all your selfie needs and an 8MP camera with LED flash around back. Also packed into the Alcatel 1X Evolve is 16GB of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Money launches as new banking service

After ending its Mobile Money product more than two years ago, T-Mobile is getting back in the game with a new banking service. T-Mobile Money quietly launched today with a new website as well as Android and iOS apps, though without any major announcements from T-Mo, it feels like this program is in a bit of a pilot stage right now. With T-Mobile Money, T-Mo says that there are no account fees, no maintenance fees, … [read full article]