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T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer discounts for TGI Fridays food, movie tickets, and more next week

After offering pizza deals this week, T-Mobile Tuesdays has another food offer lined up for you next week. On Tuesday, January 15, T-Mobile customers can get $5 off any appetizer at TGI Fridays. Some of the appetizers included on the TGI Fridays menu include mozzarella sticks, boneless and traditional wings, spinach and queso dip, loaded potato skins, and pan-seared pot stickers. Other gifts coming next week include $5 off a movie ticket and no … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds best ever 2.4 million customers in Q4 2018

T-Mobile will announce its Q4 2018 results in early February, but the carrier is so excited about the numbers that it decided to give us a sneak peek today. T-Mobile says that it had its best customer results ever in Q4 2018, adding 2.4 million total customers, which makes that the 23rd consecutive quarter with more than 1 million net additions. That figure includes 1.4 million postpaid net adds, which is T-Mo’s best Q4 ever, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customer location data being bought by bounty hunters

T-Mobile was a part of a location data scandal last year in which a website allowed anyone to track the location of any phone, and now it looks like another location data issue has popped up in 2019. A new report from Motherboard details how T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling access to customer location data. Specifically in the case of T-Mobile, a bounty hunter was paid $300 and was able to get the a … [read full article]

T-Mobile pokes fun at AT&T and its new 5G E icon

AT&T has been the target of a lot of criticism in recent weeks after confirming that it would roll out a “5G E” icon to Android phones that support its 5G Evolution network, which actually uses 4G LTE technologies like 4×4 MIMO, 256 QAM, and 3-way carrier aggregation to boost download speeds. Now that 5G E icon has begun rolling out, and T-Mobile decided to poke fun at it. In a brief video [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update breaking Play Protect certification for some

After announcing a new OnePlus 6T update over the weekend, T-Mobile began pushing it out widely today. Unfortunately, it looks like it’s got a pretty significant bug. Many T-Mobile OnePlus 6T owners are reporting that after installing the A6013_34_181228 update, their device shows that it’s not longer Play Protect certified. This can cause some issues with the apps on the device, including preventing Google Pay from working. There are several T-Mobile OnePlus 6T … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 update brings security patches, camera improvement, and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 owners, T-Mobile’s got a new software update for you to help start your week. T-Mobile is now sending an update to its Galaxy Note 9 that bumps the device to version N960USQU1ARL1. The update is 196.25MB and includes the December 1, 2018 Android security patches and a camera preview improvement. Also included in this update is “New Calling Service Enhancement — Caller Verified (Stir/Shaken)”. T-Mobile recently announced that it would be … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes world’s first 5G data call on 600MHz spectrum

T-Mobile is starting off 2019 with another 5G milestone. T-Mobile today announced that it’s completed the world’s first 5G data call and video call on 600MHz spectrum. T-Mo teamed up with Intel and Ericsson to conduct the call, which was completed on a live commercial network. Using 600MHz, the three teams generated a 5G signal that can cover more than a thousand square miles from a single tower. T-Mo also completed a tri-band 5G video … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering flexible payment options for federal government employees affected by shutdown

Many federal government employees have been going without pay due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown, and T-Mobile has announced that it wants to help these workers stay connected during this time. T-Mobile is offering account support to federal government employees affected by the shutdown. Options available to customers include flexible payment options to spread payments out over time as well as payment deferral. Federal government employees should contact customer care to determine which payment option … [read full article]

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]