Tag Archives: Android Oreo

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 LG V30’s Oreo update expected to begin rolling out in around two weeks

With Android Oreo updates to phones like the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and Galaxy S8 Active, owners of other Android devices may be wondering when they’ll get a taste of Oreo. This week we got a bit more info on the LG V30’s update. The T-Mobile LG V30 was supposted to get Android Oreo this week, says T-Mo product guy Des Smith, but the update got delayed because an issue was discovered. LG … [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]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Android Oreo update approved, will begin rolling out April 1

This week, the AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon versions of the Galaxy Note 8 all began receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update. T-Mobile Note 8 owners are probably wondering where their Oreo update is, and now we’ve got some more info on it. The Android Oreo update for T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 8 has been approved and should begin hitting devices as soon as Sunday night (April 1). That’s according to T-Mobile product guy Des Smith. THIS JUST … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

T-Mobile is giving Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners a weekend treat. Owners of the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update. Several TmoNews readers began getting their update overnight, and they’re now on Android 8.0 with Samsung Experience 9.0. The Galaxy S8 update is 1548.94MB and is version G950USQU2CRB9, while the Galaxy S8+ update is 1513.01MB and is version G955USQU2CRB9. As for what’s included, you can expect Edge … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 gets Android Oreo beta update with ‘near-stock’ UI

The ZTE Axon 7 isn’t officially sold by T-Mobile, but the device has gotten some nice T-Mo features like VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. Now ZTE’s got some exciting news for anyone using the Axon 7 on T-Mobile. ZTE is kicking off an Android Oreo beta for the Axon 7. To register for the beta, you’ll need to visit ZTE’s Z-Community forums. The Oreo update for the Axon 7 will be “near-stock,” says ZTE, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, and Note 5 may get Android Oreo updates

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that “Samsung has no plans to update these models to Oreo.”   T-Mobile has named several devices that it plans to update to Android 8.0 Oreo, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8. Now it looks like there may be a handful of additional devices getting updated to Oreo. T-Mobile support pages for the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, and Galaxy Note 5[read full article]

T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force begins receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update

It looks like another T-Mobile device is starting to receive its Oreo treat. Some T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force owners have started receiving an Android 8.0 Oreo update. TmoNews reader Rick as well as users on both T-Mobile’s forums and the XDA Developers forums say that they’ve gotten the update over the air as build OCX27. This update includes Oreo goodies like picture-in-picture as well as the December 1, 2017 Android security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC U11 Life getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

A month and a half after launching at T-Mobile, the HTC U11 Life is getting a significant update. HTC has announced that an update to Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for the T-Mobile version of the HTC U11 Life. The update should be rolling out over the air now, but you can also manually check for it by going into Settings > About phone > System updates on your device. T-Mobile hasn’t updated [read full article]

Samsung launches Android Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+

If you’ve got a Galaxy S8 or S8+ and want an early taste of Android Oreo, you can sign up to get it now. Samsung has announced that it’s offering a beta test of Samsung Experience 9.0, it’s new custom user interface that’s based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The beta program is available starting today, November 2nd, and is open to Galaxy S8 and S8+ users on Sprint and T-Mobile in the U.S., … [read full article]