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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and LG G6 receiving security updates

T-Mobile is now sending security updates to two flagship Android smartphones. First up, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now receiving a 99.38MB update to version G892USQS1ARA1. The update changelog only says “The security of your device has been improved”, and after updating, the About Phone screen shows that the GS8 Active is now on the January 1, 2018 Android security patch level. T-Mobile’s support page says that this Galaxy S8 Active update also includes various bug … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ appear in the FCC with LTE band 71 support

It’s expected that Samsung will introduce the Galaxy S9 at MWC next month, but some important details of the upcoming flagship appear to have been revealed today. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ appear to have passed through the FCC. The listings are for two Samsung devices with the model numbers SM-G960U and SM-G965U, which rumors have said are the S9 and S9+. To compare, the S8 and S8+ are the SM-G950U and SM-G955U. … [read full article]

More Android and iPhone devices added to T-Mobile’s #GetOutoftheRed promo

In addition to announcing an upcoming Buy One, Get One deal, T-Mobile today shared some news on its #GetOutoftheRed promotion. T-Mobile says that the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and iPhone X are now eligible for its #GetOutoftheRed offer. This brings the number of phones that are eligible for this promo up to 13. #GetOutoftheRed launched in mid-2017 as a way to attract Verizon customers to join T-Mobile. With this deal, … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicking off new Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG phones this Friday

One day after announcing that it added nearly two million customers in the final months of 2017, T-Mobile has some more good news to share. Starting this Friday, T-Mo is kicking off a Buy One, Get One deal on smartphones from Samsung, LG, and Apple. You’ll need to purchase both phones on EIP to qualify and port in at least one new voice line to be used with one of the devices. You’ll also need … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Gear S3 receiving Value Pack update to Tizen 3.0

The year 2018 is off to a great start for Samsung Gear S3 owners. The T-Mobile flavors of the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier are now being updated to Tizen 3.0.0.1, which includes the Gear S3 Value Pack. TmoNews readers always smile and Tom received the update on their Gear S3 Classic and it weighed in at 265.88MB. There are lots of goodies for Gear S3 owners in the Value Pack update. … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today

One day after Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ received software updates, several more Samsung devices are being updated by T-Mobile. T-Mobile says that it’s releasing updates for the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today. The Galaxy Note 8 is getting the December 2017 Android security patches alongside a video conferencing update, a DIGITS update, and other improvements. The update is version N950USQU2BQLA and is 315.85MB. The Galaxy S8 … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing security updates to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Less than two weeks after T-Mobile pushed the November 2017 security patches to its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, T-Mo says that it’s got another update for the two Android flagships. T-Mobile is now pushing the December 2017 Android security patches to its Galaxy S8 and S8+. According to the support pages for both phones, the S8 is getting version G950USQS2BQL1 and the S8+ is getting version G955USQS2BQL1. The Galaxy S8’s update is listed … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving security updates

Time for you Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners to update! T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. Galaxy S8 owners should look out for version G950USQU2BQK5 which weighs in at 417.68MB, while Galaxy S8+ owners will be getting version G955USQU2BQK5 that weighs in at 151.98MB. As for what’s included, the big addition are the November 2017 Android security patches. T-Mobile says that there are “various system … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushes updates to Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Galaxy J7

We’ve already seen T-Mobile push updates to its Galaxy S7 and Note 8 in the past couple of weeks, and it looks like some older Samsung devices got updated, too. T-Mobile recently pushed updates to its Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy J7. The updates began rolling out on November 22nd and according to T-Mo, they each include “various improvements and security updates.” If you haven’t gotten a new update on … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 leak offers some info on features, hints at sneak peek in January

Now that we’re getting close to 2018, many people are starting to think about Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and what the company might have in store for its next flagship. Luckily for them, the rumor mill claims to have spilled some details about the device today. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are expected to somewhat of an iterative update to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ , with sources telling VentureBeat that the designs of the … [read full article]