Tag Archives: Android Oreo

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]

Android 8.0 Oreo is now official

Today’s the day, Android fans: The next major Android release has been revealed. Android 8.0 Oreo is now official. The update has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and build for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P have entered carrier testing. Updates for those devices should begin rolling out “soon” along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Google says that it’s also been working with several … [read full article]