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T-Mobile has paused its recent update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

There have been some issues with T-Mobile device updates lately, with T-Mo pausing updates for both the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 shortly after they began rolling out. Now it looks like two more devices have had their update put on hold. T-Mobile has paused an update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update began rolling out on April 13th but were put on hold a day later. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update will resume on May 13th

Last month, we learned that T-Mobile quietly paused the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Galaxy Note 8. There was no restart date for the update at that time, but now we finally know when the Note 8’s Oreo update will resume. T-Mobile says that it’ll begin pushing the Galaxy Note 8’s Android 8.0 Oreo update at 10:00 pm PT on May 13th. The update includes Android 8.0 and “bug fixes and software improvements”, just … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ now getting security updates

Shortly after the Galaxy S8 Active began receiving a security update, T-Mobile’s versions of the standard Galaxy S8 and S8+ have starting getting updates, too. T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with the April security patches. T-Mo also says that these updates include “various bug fixes and system improvements.” The Galaxy S8 update is version G950USQU3CRD4 and is 314.67MB in size, while the Galaxy S8+ update is version G955USQU3CRD4 and … [read full article]

Samsung launching 128GB and 256GB versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+

After launching last month with 64GB of built-in storage, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will soon get new models with even more storage. Samsung will release new versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with 128GB and 256GB of built-in storage. These models will be available exclusively from Samsung.com, with pre-orders opening May 1st and the launch scheduled for May 18th. Here’s what you can expect to pay for these more capacious Samsung … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active receiving April security update

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active customers are getting a new software update this weekend. T-Mobile recently announced a new update for its Galaxy S8 Active. The update began rolling out a few days ago, and TmoNews reader Phil received the update today. The Galaxy S8 Active’s new update bumps the phone to version G892USQS1BRD5 and weighs in at 116.27MB. The update includes the April 1, 2018 Android security patches as well as some unspecified bug fixes … [read full article]

T-Mobile has paused the Galaxy Note 8’s Android 8.0 Oreo update

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that it’s working with Samsung on a new deployment date for the Note 8’s Oreo update.   ORIGINAL: On April 1, T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 owners finally began receiving their update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Since then there have been complaints from some owners that never got their Oreo update, though, and now some more information on the matter has come to light. T-Mobile has confirmed that while the Note 8’s Oreo … [read full article]

T-Mobile to offer rate plan discount and half-off Samsung smartphones to military customers

T-Mobile’s latest initiative is all about the military. Starting April 22, T-Mobile One Military will be available to military and their families. This includes active duty military, Reserve, National Guard, veterans, and Gold Star families, as well as small businesses owned by military members, up to 12 voice lines. T-Mobile One Military offers 20 percent off the first line of service and up to half off additional lines. That means that the first line is $55 … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ software updates

It looks like the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t the only Samsung devices being updated on T-Mobile. T-Mobile has announced new updates for its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The updates are starting to roll out today, says T-Mo’s support pages, so you S9 and S9+ owners should keep an eye out for your update over the coming days. You can also check for updates by going into Settings > Software update > Download updates … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge now receiving security updates

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ may be Samsung’s latest and greatest right now, but there are still plenty of people out there using previous generation Galaxy S devices, and now two of those models are receiving a software update. T-Mobile says that its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are now receiving updates, and TmoNews reader Rick received his GS7 edge’s update this morning. The Galaxy S7 is being bumped to version G930TUVS4BRC1, while … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 Active now being updated to Android Oreo

As expected, T-Mobile has begun updating its Galaxy Note 8 to Android Oreo. But that’s not the only Samsung device that T-Mo is currently updating. Several T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 owners began receiving their Android Oreo update overnight. The update is version N950USQU3CRC2 and is 1330.84MB in size. Included in this update are Oreo features like picture-in-picture, autofill, and notification dots and Samsung-specific improvements, too. The update also brings the March 1, 2018 Android security … [read full article]